Dunkirk. A photo essay in which refugees seek peace.
Many will try to make another journey, risking their lives again to reach safety.
According to a recent European Court of Justice adjudication, Frontex is not responsible for border human rights violations.
European policies tend to support technical equipment, unreliable securitisation plans and procedures, and questionable police centres rather than new, effective, common policies on migration.
Ellis Fox rounds up and critiques the right’s most common arguments against immigration
The Internation Rescue Committee (IRC) have released a report — ‘Two years on: Afghans still lack pathways to safety in the EU’ — highlighting the failings in the support and protection of Afghan refugees since 2021. The conditions in Afghanistan are still very bleak. Almost 20 million Afghans are acutely food insecure, the rights of
Despite noises about welcoming refugees from Ukraine in recent months, France is joining Britain in expanding the prisons-for-migrants system as part of its own ongoing “hostile environment” efforts. The Macron government is planning to open a number of new Administrative Retention Centers (CRAs) including a 64-place facility in Mesnil-Amelot, just outside Charles de Gaulle Airport,
Rebellions are increasing in the detention centres of Vincennes and Mesnil-Amelot, with deportation refusal, protests against appalling living conditions and police racism adding to unrest over the health crisis and rising Covid case numbers among detainees. Mesnil-Amelot Over the last several months, prisoners at Mesnil-Amelot have initiated many revolts and protest movements, with the most recent
On May 27, hundreds of people gathered outside the court in Grenoble, France to show their support to “Briançon 7”: a group of individuals who are appealing their conviction for “facilitating the irregular entry of foreign nationals” into France in December 2018. The story of ‘Briançon 7’ begins in the spring of 2018. On April
A coalition of grassroots groups calls for an action against the Home Office housing of asylum seekers in ex-army barracks, which have been declared “unsuitable for human accommodation” by independent inspectors and “a living nightmare” by a former resident. On 22nd May, a coalition of grassroots groups and organisations will gather at Napier Barracks to