La détention offshore des requérants d’asile: une pratique australienne qui déteint sur l’Europe

  Un article récent du Daily Telegraph est passé presque inaperçu. Ellen Whinnet du News Corp Australia Network y expliquait qu’au moins six pays européens auraient récemment demandé conseil à l’Australie pour stopper les traversées en Méditerranée. Les discussions privées ont eu lieu malgré les dénonciations répétées de l’Union européenne contre les refoulement systématiques des […]

Watch « Fishers of Men » a new documentary by MOAS

Fishers of Men is a documentary film that follows Chris and Regina Catrambone, founders of the sea rescue NGO, from the very beginning of their MOAS journey. The film gives an inside view into the work of MOAS throughout our time at sea, providing a raw, unfiltered view of what our maritime search and rescue operations […]

Hungarian NGO considering lawsuits on behalf of asylum-seekers — V4Revue

In 2016 alone, 29,432 people registered as asylum-seekers in Hungary.  In that same year, Hungary had Europe’s lowest recognition rate of international protection based on asylum claims. While the EU average was 61%, in Hungary only 9% of applicants got international protection. 2 This low recognition rate is particularly significant given that almost a third […]

The shipwreck was predictable: the EU is guilty of non-assistance of people in danger — Sea-Watch e.V.

Last week, another shipwreck occurred in the central Mediterranean. The tragedy with over 200 presumed dead occurred precisely at a time when no civilian sea-rescuers were present in the area. Due to a lack of support by the European Union, they had to transfer rescued people to Italy themselves. “This tragedy was predictably. The EU […]

Foreign fighters’ helpers excluded from refugee status: a clarification from the EU Court of Justice

What if a person claiming to be a refugee is an alleged terrorist, or at least giving assistance to alleged terrorists? Can they still claim to be a refugee – and if not, how should we define ‘terrorism’ for the purposes of rejecting their claim to be one? Today’s judgmentof the EU Court… via Foreign fighters’ […]

Expulsion of seriously ill migrants: a new ECtHR ruling reshapes ECHR and EU law

In what is possibly one of the most important judgments of 2016, Paposhvili v. Belgium, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has memorably reshaped its case law on when Article 3 ECHR (which bans torture or other inhuman or degrading treatment) applies to the expulsion of seriously ill migrants. In […]