EU-Tunisia Memorandum: the European Union endorses illegal raids, deportations and violence against migrants
Mark Rutte , Giorgia Meloni, Ursula von der Leyen, and Najla Bouden Romadhane, from left to right.© European Union, 2023 On Sunday 16 July, the European Union signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Tunisia. Migration management is one of the five pillars of the agreement: the EU pledges to provide an additional EUR 100 million to…
Non-Governmental Organisations urge European Commission to put under scrutiny Italian law restricting search and rescue activities at sea
Brussels, 13 July 2023, Five leading Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have submitted a complaint to the European Commission (EC) about Italian Law 15/2023 and the practice by Italian authorities of assigning ports distant from the area where the rescue took place, to disembark people from humanitarian search and rescue vessels. The NGOs submitting the complaint are Médecins…
As EU institutions start decisive meetings on the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act, a broad civil society coalition is urging them to prioritise people and fundamental rights in this landmark legislation.
In a ruling dated 9 May 2023, the Court of Rome upheld the application of a Pakistani citizen who had been unable to apply for political asylum due to an unlawful informal readmission carried out by Italian police authorities at the border between Italy and Slovenia.
The implementation of externalization policies and their effects.
The research, based on monitoring activity by the ASGI and Spazi Circolari associations, details an inspection in Greece in June 2022 analysing the legislative provisions and practices concerning the right of asylum as implemented throughout Greece, with particular regard to access to the international protection procedure, border management, administrative detention and the role of organizations…
News from Sciabaca&Oruka project
- La cooperazione italiana in Tunisia: rafforzato il progetto OIM Enhancing Response Mechanisms and Assistance of Vulnerable Migrants in Tunisia
- Report – Land and sea border externalization: a view from Senegal and Mauritania
- ASGI’s open letter to UNHCR – ETM: What solutions for people evacuated from Libya and stranded in Niger?