Tag Archives: Frontex

Registering Humanity: The EU’s Plan to Halt Citizen-led Response to the Migration Crisis

Reposted from Border Criminologies, University of Oxford (Faculty of Law) by Mariani Gkliati, member of the Interest Group Civil society has always been the first responder to humanitarian emergencies. For decades, fishermen, lawyers, and people living in the southern European … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Conference: Frontex, legal questions and current controversies

On 27 November, the Research Unit in Law at UL is holding a conference on ‘Frontex: legal questions and current controversies’. The conference will examine various legal issues concerning the European Agency Frontex and its activities. Europe is faced with an … Continue reading

Posted in Events / call for papers | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Article: Human Rights Violations & Frontex

Publication by a member of the Interest Group by Izabella Majcher As the International Law Association highlights “[power] entails accountability, that is the duty to account for its exercise.” Against this background, Izabella Majcher wrote an  article focusing on the question of … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Human Rights Watch: Bulgaria summarily expels asylum seekers

On 29 April 2014, Human Rights Watch released a report in which it says that Bulgaria summarily returns Syrians, Afghans, and others from within Bulgaria and at the border with Turkey. In order to prevent further arrivals, Bulgaria deployed an … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Events / call for papers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Human rights abuses of migrants in Morocco

News Article Morocco has become one of the main transit routes for illegal migration into Europe from sub-Saharan Africa. According to the latest report from Frontex, the EU’s immigration body, about 1,000 people successfully swam, sailed or scrambled into Spain in the … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment