ECtHR: Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and the duty to repatriate

By Hoda Bourenane A decision regarding the repatriation of children, who grew up with one of their parents being a member of the Islamic State or “Daesh” and their mothers from Syrian camps was issued by the grand chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in HF and Others v France on SeptemberContinue reading “ECtHR: Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and the duty to repatriate”

The EU Border and Coast Guard Agency Amid Old and New Accusations

By Lorenzo Trasca Staff members of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) were recently accused in a report published by OLAF, the European Anti-Fraud Office, of covering-up human rights violations perpetrated by EU Member States. The report, which investigates activities carried out by Frontex since late 2020, was initially only available to MEPsContinue reading “The EU Border and Coast Guard Agency Amid Old and New Accusations”

IOM’s recipe: integrating migration issues into EU development policy

By Anastasiia Vasileva It is no secret that the 2015 migration crisis has changed the European Union (EU) dramatically and put a divide into its ‘speaking with one voice’ strategy. Until today, a number of projects have  been put in place by the EU towards migration management and regulation policies reducing the incentives for illegalContinue reading “IOM’s recipe: integrating migration issues into EU development policy”

What happens after “the journey”? The invisible migrant workforce behind our agricultural produce

By michela Sandron The lack of structural and harmonious integration policies, as well as an inadequate migration system, are fueling work exploitation in Southern Italy, giving a new meaning to the “migration crisis.” For decades, the European Union (EU) has sought answers to the question of migration. Faced with an increased inflow of asylum-seekers atContinue reading “What happens after “the journey”? The invisible migrant workforce behind our agricultural produce”