Editorial: Counter-actions speak louder than words

Editorial: Counter-actions speak louder than words

The stand-off over the Aquarius rescue ship revealed yet again the tragic humanitarian consequences of Europe’s migration policy. But for every action there is a reaction and it also showed that every negative inhumane action will be met with countless positive...
Op-Ed: The myth and demise of ‘sanctuary’ in the UK

Op-Ed: The myth and demise of ‘sanctuary’ in the UK

By Yasmin Ibrahim, Queen Mary University of London and Anita Howarth, Brunel University. Humanitarianism as a set of responses by governments to protect the human and alleviate suffering is in a state of crisis today, particularly the concept of refuge or sanctuary....
UN Security Council places sanctions on human traffickers in Libya

UN Security Council places sanctions on human traffickers in Libya

The United Nations Security Council has imposed sanctions on six men in Libya accused of leading brutal human trafficking networks across the Mediterranean. Travel bans and global assets freeze are imposed on four Libyans and two Eritreans. This is the first time the...
ECRE Comments on the reform of the Migration Statistics Regulation

ECRE Comments on the reform of the Migration Statistics Regulation

ECRE has published its Comments on the European Commission proposal for an amendment to the Migration Statistics Regulation, which sets out Member States’ obligations to collect and transmit statistics on international protection, return and residence permits to...