EU Plan „Voluntary“ Deportation

The European Union unveiled a plan Tuesday to encourage migrants refused entry into Europe to agree to be deported voluntarily, to persuade reluctant home countries to take them back, and to help people better reintegrate once they get there. The new strategy foresees counselling for[…]

Balkanbrücke Online

Menschen auf der Flucht werden an den Außengrenzen der EU systematisch entrechtet und kriminalisiert. Gewalt, Schüsse und illegale Push-Backs sind inzwischen traurige Normalität entlang der Balkanroute. Menschen leben unter elenden Bedingungen in Lagern, auf der Straße oder in improvisierten selbstorganisierten Camps und werden Opfer von[…]

Financing Border Wars

This report seeks to explore and highlight the extent of today’s global border security industry, by focusing on the most important geographical markets—Australia, Europe, USA—listing the human rights violations and risks involved in each sector of the industry, profiling important corporate players and putting a[…]

Return Mania

The research provides an overview of the current return policies and practices in the Euro-Mediterranean region and sheds a light on the violations of human rights entailed by this “return obsession”, which is shared across Member States, EU institutions and third countries alike. The report[…]

Frontex ist ein Symptom

Die EU-Abgeordnete Tineke Strik untersucht mutmassliche Menschenrechtsverletzungen durch die europäische Grenzschutzagentur Frontex. Im Gespräch erklärt sie, wie diese zu einer Polizeimacht fast ohne Aufsicht werden konnte. Der Satiriker Jan Böhmermann machte die engen Verbindungen von Frontex mit der Rüstungsindustrie publik. Leggeri bagatellisiert auch diese. Wenn[…]

Der Moria-Komplex

Verantwortungslosigkeit, Unzuständigkeit und Entrechtung fünf Jahre nach dem EU-Türkei-Abkommen und der Einführung des Hotspot-Systems. Eine Studie von Maximilian Pichl im Auftrag von medico international. Das Elend von Moria ist keine „humanitäre Katastrophe“, sondern Ergebnis einer europäischen Politik, die auf der Auslagerung der Verantwortung für Flüchtlinge[…]

Border of Spain: The Canary Islands

The Canary Islands became in 2020 the main entrance for people on the move in Spain. There were more than 40.000 arrivals by sea, only 1.755 by land. This vas more than 50% increase compared to 2019. Of these, 23.023 perple entered to the Canaries[…]

Deadly Borders and Activist Interventions

Deadly Borders and Activist Interventions in the European Migration Space (March 18, 2021, 7pm CET) (Language: English) Online Roundtable with Natalie Gruber (Border Violence Monitoring Network), Charles Heller (Forensic Oceanography) & Jacob Berkson (Alarm Phone) Moderator: Valeria Hänsel (Border Monitoring Aegean) The so-called ‚Refugee Crisis‘[…]

Pushback Report 2020

A new report by the organization Mare Liberum shows an unprecedented escalation of human rights violations in the Aegean during the last year, both at sea and on land. Mare Liberum documented that from March to December alone, over 9,000 people on the move were[…]

EU ad hoc relocation: A lottery

Since 2019, borderline-europe, in cooperation with Borderline Sicilia, Council of Refugees Berlin, Equal Rights Beyond Borders and Sea-Watch investigated institutional practices linked to relocation in Italy, Malta and Germany. The report finds among others that the hotspot approach as the European solution does not encourage[…]

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