How Frontex uses a trick to circumvent international law



-- 2021: How Frontex uses a trick to circumvent international law
by Matthias Monroy, Article | read more

The EU is not allowed to return refugees to countries where they face persecution. In 2017, the Commission therefore set up a backdoor for refoulement to North Africa. Published text messages now reveal how Frontex is providing aerial reconnaissance for the Libyan coast guard.

EU External Borders



-- 2021: EU External Borders
by ERCE, E-Book / PDF | read more

The objective of this paper is to critically map the current EU legal framework for deprivation of liberty and restriction on freedom of movement of migrants and asylum seekers, as well as resulting practice, and finally, to discuss the 2020 legislative proposals for EU asylum[…]

Data Collection & Mobility Control



-- 2020: Data Collection & Mobility Control
by Migreurop, Brief / PDF | read more

  Studies on “bordering” are largely concerned with more visible technologies, such as fences, radars or drones. But recent technologies’ advantages are being generalised under the pretext of protecting exiles, providing them with a service or even reinforcing their autonomy. These supposed protections are a[…]

Guarding the fortress



-- 2019: Guarding the fortress
by Ruiz Benedicto, Ainhoa, Report | read more

The report focuses on 19 Frontex operations run by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (hereafter Frontex) to explore how the agency is militarising borders and criminalising migrants, undermining fundamental rights to freedom of movement and the right to asylum. The report focuses on[…]

FRONTEX’s Reports on Return operations



-- 2021: FRONTEX’s Reports on Return operations
by EU Council, LIMITE Paper | read more

Report on Frontex Activities on technical assistance / operational coordination on Return Operations in the 1st half of 2021. Also attached is a Report by the Fundamental Rights Officer on these activities.

EU-Grenzregime



-- 2021: EU-Grenzregime
by Andres, Jacqueline, Booklet / PDF | read more

Die Broschüre „EU-Grenzregime: Profiteure der Entmenschlichung und mythologisierter Technologien“ wird in Kooperation der IMI mit der Europaabgeordneten Özlem Demirel herausgegeben. Sie kann gratis im Internet hier heruntergeladen werden. Das Kapitel 5 stellt eine Auswertung der Liste „Border Business – Die Profiteure der Hochrüstung der Grenzen[…]

Political Economy of Entry Governance



-- 2020: Political Economy of Entry Governance
by Lemberg-Pedersen, Martin et al., PDF | read more

The entry of migrants has been the focus of public, political and technological discussions and initiatives within the EU. Underpinning entry to the EU level are practices of enforcement and infrastructures of border control. Some are physical, like border guards, others, such as biometric databases[…]

Alarmphone Analysis, 1 April – 30 June 2021



-- 2021: Alarmphone Analysis, 1 April – 30 June 2021
by Alarmphone, Website | read more

Content Introduction At least for the international media, the last three months on the routes to Spain were remarkable for the large number of crossings around 18 May. In just a few days more than 10,000 people crossed the border into the enclaves of Ceuta[…]

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