Tag Archives: border control

Human costs of border control

On 12 May 2015, researchers of VU University Amsterdam release a border death database, based on official death records of migrants who died at the Southern European borders in the years 1990-2013. They suggest that European states continue to collect … Continue reading

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Conference in Prato: Early bird registration extended

The Conference ‘Access to Asylum: Current Challenges and Future Directions’ in Prato (29-30 May 2014) has now extended its period of early bird registration. The conference is being organized by Dr. Mario O’Sullivan and Prof. Susan Kneebone, Faculty of Law, … Continue reading

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Blogpost – On smuggling, border control and migration

Smuggling is a reaction to border controls, not the cause of migration by Hein de Haas (post copied from his blog) The disaster of the sinking of a boat on 3 October off the coast of Lampedusa, which cost the … Continue reading

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