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This article is more than four years old.

... aim is to pressure the British government to open the borders. They do not agree with the distinction made by the ...
EU border towns: Migrants sleeping under Via Europa, the bridge linking Italy and France in the border town of Ventimiglia. Photo by Fotomovimiento

This article is almost two years old.

... or on the edge of forests, desperately trying to cross borders to reach somewhere they can find work and slip into ... evidence that walls and policemen patrolling external borders can deter migration Despite the wholesale reform of ... fixated upon ‘getting tough on migration’, on securing borders and keeping certain people out. Instead of ...

This article is more than one year old.

... to travel to escape war, conflict, poverty, then national borders are automatically closed to you. If by accident of ... buy, for example, a Maltese passport which will open more borders to you. We are often told that ‘open borders’ is a pipedream, pie in the sky. In truth it’s a ...

This article is more than six years old.

... Association for Human Rights Protecting Europe's only land borders from outsiders are two parallel three metre (10 foot) ... Ceuta is part of the EU’s Schengen area but because the borders within Europe have been weakened, Europe's external borders have been strengthened . The enclave, along with ...
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This article is almost four years old.

... suffocation in lorries, drowning at sea and shootings at borders, are, we are told, manifestations of a global ... immigration and asylum laws; violence and deaths at borders are increasing. But this idea that migration is a ... false papers cost between two and four pennies. Unstable borders However, while people have indeed always moved, they ...

This article is almost four years old.

... in such great numbers, exposed the fragility of European borders and the EU’s common asylum policy. The European ... been threatened with member states re-instating national borders, and the EU reassessing the Schengen Agreement. At ... this means ‘securing’ or sealing Europe’s external borders, notably the border of Greece, where 800,000 people ...

This article is more than three years old.

... © Neal McQueen 2016 Since 18 November 2015 Macedonia's borders to Greece have been closed, to cut off the so called ... tent inside the camp, which was built by Doctors Without Borders and handed over to the Student Christian Movement ... in front of one of the huge tents from Doctors Without Borders. These tents were set up with stacked beds side by ...
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This article is more than six years old.

... of grenade attacks and an increase in violence within its borders are due to Al-Shabaab imposters coming in as ... of showing more interest in protecting their national borders than the rights of their citizens, or the rights of ... for continuing to block the registration of people at the borders of Somalia and Kenya. This left people forced to walk ...
UNICEF and ECHO deliver hygiene kits to children and families in bomb shelters in Donetsk. Credit: EU Civil and Humanitarian Aid Operations/Flickr

This article is almost four years old.

... they have been attacked so many times by police at the borders of Iran, at the borders of Turkey – everywhere. And when they go the Greek ... and illegal pushbacks by the Greek authorities at the borders. The Police deny that it’s happening at all. What ...

This article is more than four years old.

... sovereignty and “we have control over our sovereign borders” is something that has been completely ingrained ...

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