Migrants and Refugees Trapped in Libya Face Crimes Against Humanity

-- 2021: Migrants and Refugees Trapped in Libya Face Crimes Against Humanity
by ECCHR, FIDH, LFJL, Report | read more

In Libya, migrants and refugees face a litany of gross human rights violations in an often endless cycle of violence in which they are passed from one intermediary to another. There is no shortage of reports detailing the extreme violence, degrading treatment and inhuman conditions[…]

Outsourcing Oppression

-- 2021: Outsourcing Oppression
by Mark Akkermann, Brochure PDF | read more

In September 2020, the European Commission launched its New Pact on Migration and Asylum. Although it had been in the pipeline for some time, it came only weeks after Moria, one of Europe’s largest refugee camps on the Greek island of Lesbos, burned to the[…]

UNHCR-A Surrogate State?

-- 2009: UNHCR-A Surrogate State?
by Slaughter, Amy and Jeff Crisp, Report | read more

The paper argues that humanitarian agencies in general, and UNHCR in particular, have been placed in the position of establishing and assuming responsibility for such “sprawling camps” in order to fill gaps in the international refugee regime that were not envisaged at the time of[…]

Libya: Evidence crimes against humanity and war crimes

-- 2021: Libya: Evidence crimes against humanity and war crimes
by OHCHR, Website | read more

GENEVA (4 October 2021) – There are reasonable grounds to believe that war crimes have been committed in Libya, while violence perpetrated in prisons and against migrants there may amount to crimes against humanity, the Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya says in a report published[…]

Stop IOM!

-- 2004: Stop IOM!
by AntirassismusBüro Bremen, Broshure / PDF | read more

In der Broschüre geht es darum,“die Aktivitäten und Machenschaften der IOM darzustellen. Die Fokusierung auf die IOM ist darin begründet, dass dieser Organisation bei der Entwicklung und Umsetzung von Konzepten zur Migrationskontrolle eine herausragende Bedeutung zukommt“. Die Broschüre aus dem Jahr 2004 stand im Zusammenhang[…]

Friedenspolitik von unten

-- 2021: Friedenspolitik von unten
by Johnson, Dominik, Article | read more

Die globale Außenpolitik hat sich verrannt, wie sich zurzeit in Afghanistan offenbart. Séverine Autesserre zeigt in ihrem Buch, wie es anders geht. von Dominik Johnson, zum Buch Severine Autesserre: „The Frontlines of Peace An Insider’s Guide to Changing the World“. Oxford University Press 2021, 240[…]

Refugee Body in the Era of Data-craving

-- 2020: Refugee Body in the Era of Data-craving
by Lemberg-Pedersen, Martin and Eman Haioty, Article | read more

This article traces the travel of biometric data of Syrian refugees in Jordan through a hastily evolving political economy characterized by a pervasive craving for the extraction, storage and brokering of displacement data. It analyzes iris-enrollment as problematic acts of quasi-citizenship for the displaced requiring[…]

Manufacturing displacement

-- 2019: Manufacturing displacement
by Lemberg-Pedersen, Martin, Article | read more

In 2018, the European Council suggested “regional disembarkation platforms” as an innovative externalization of displacement management in the Mediterranean. Yet, the logic of naval interception, deportation and disembarkation zones parallel not only Western proposals since the 1980s, but also colonial practices during the transatlantic slave[…]

Decrypting ICMPD

-- 2021: Decrypting ICMPD
by Sofian Naceur, Broshure | read more

Despite its substantial growth since its establishment in 1993, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is still a relatively small organization in terms of staff and budget compared to other key actors of the EU border regime. Over the years however, ICMPD turned[…]

EU-LISA zwischen Lobbyismus und venture sciences

-- 2021: EU-LISA zwischen Lobbyismus und venture sciences
by Brigitta Kuster, Vassilis S. Tsianos, Article | read more

Der Beitrag exponiert methodologische Überlegungen und Probleme, die den (sicherheits-)industriell-politischen Komplex von Forschung und Entwicklung (FuE) in den Migration and Border Studies betreffen. Am Schnittpunkt von Migration and Border Studies und Science and Technology Studies skizziert der Beitrag eine Analytik der europäischen digitalen Grenzzone in[…]

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