EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and the European Ministers of Finance including president of the eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem must now prove to everyone that they place the interests of European citizens above those of large tax-avoiding companies and tax havens. The suggestions have been around for a long time, but…
Mitgliedstaaten können Flüchtlinge nicht mehr ohne Weiteres nach Italien zurückschicken. In seinem heutigen Urteil zur Dublin-Verordnung hat der Europäische Menschenrechtsgerichtshof einer Familie mit sechs Kindern aus Afghanistan Recht gegeben und entschieden, dass sie nicht nach Italien abgeschoben werden darf. Der Grund: Insbesondere für Flüchtlingskinder sind die Zustände in Italien untragbar.…
  On 1 November, a new Frontex mission called Triton starts in the Mediterranean, replacing the earlier Mare Nostrum mission, which focused on saving lives at sea in the aftermath of the Lampedusa disaster last year. The Greens have expressed concern that stopping Mare Nostrum will lead to more deaths…
Download the Briefing here 2014 threatens to be one of the most deadly years for refugees. Since the beginning of the year, more than 3,000 people seeking protection have died in the Mediterranean. In spite of this, the “Mare Nostrum” rescue mission, set up by Italy after the refugee disaster off…
The massive EU-wide police action against irregular migration, "Mos Maiorum", is targeting the wrong people, says Ska. Watch her statement in the summary of EuroparlTV of this week's plenary session of the European Parliament: http://europarltv.europa.eu/en/player.aspx?pid=0b40ee96-0ccc-42ec-a177-a3cb00eb8b5a