A large group of leading international law academics in Europe, including RWI’s director and head of research, are calling today for Italy to cease its policy of promoting, directing and enforcing returns to Libya with immediate effect after Italian authorities … Continue reading » “Italy in Violation of International Law, Lawyers Say”Continue readingMore Tag
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Just in the past several months, hundreds of thousands of migrants fleeing from war have risked everything for a chance to take refuge in the EU. The humanitarian crisis unfolding here has caught EU leaders unprepared … Continue reading » “Refugees in Europe: A Crisis of Numbers, Solidarity or Borders?”Continue readingMore Tag
Around 120 people attended a panel debate in Lund on Monday on how to stop the drownings in the Mediterranean.
A few highlighted statements from the debate
Morten Kjaerum, director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and … Continue reading » ““Current Situation in the Mediterranean is Absolutely Extraordinary””Continue readingMore Tag
More than 1,700 migrants have died in the Mediterranean so far in 2015, according to the International Organisation for Migration. That is 30 times higher than for the same period in 2014.
On Monday, four leading figures in the field … Continue reading » “Can the Drownings in the Mediterranean be Stopped?”Continue readingMore Tag