#migrants smuggling

Tiny Gambia and the absurdity of its regime

  • 26 maggio 2016

In 2014 and 2015 the number of asylum applications from Gambian nationals in the European Union reached figures as high as 11,500 (to be specific, 11,465 in 2015 and 11,515 in 2014. Eurostat data). Of course, when compared with the astonishing numbers of Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis looking for peaceful shelter in the EU, the […]

“Welcoming is not simple”: experts discuss the reception and inclusion of asylum seekers in Brussels

  • 15 febbraio 2016

On February 10th 2016 the representative of the Emilia-Romagna Region hosted a public assembly, organized by the Italian social cooperative Lai-momo and the online platform Asylum Corner, which saw a panel of experts discuss the challenges of reception and inclusion of asylum seekers throughout Europe. As the title implies “Welcoming is not simple. The challenge […]

Hierarchies of suffering

  • 27 novembre 2015

  Written by our partner Migszol, the Migrant Group Solidarity of Hungary   In late October, European leaders met to discuss the crisis that EU countries are facing due to their incapacity to provide the most basic human rights to people who are seeking international protection in their territory. They agreed on a 17 points […]

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