A humanitarian crisis on the border between Belarus and Poland, caused by a sudden change in Poland’s migration policy, has been unfolding for two years and is still receiving very little attention from anyone other than human rights NGOs in both countries.
In EU humanitarian law, the concept of a "safe country of origin" is of utmost importance for understanding migration processes in Europe. Olga Gulina discusses why certain countries of the former Soviet Union (FSU) are recognized (or not recognized) as safe countries of origin. She outlines some of the changes in this sphere over recent years, and shares statistics of asylum applications lodged in EU member states by nationals of FSU countries.
The ECHR’s judgment in favor of the four applicants who had to stay in the airport’s transit zone for five to twenty-three months to be reviewed.
Part 2. Mechanisms for Managing Humanitarian Migration to European Continent In 2014 to 2016, EU Member States faced an influx of humanitarian migration which […]
The current EU legislation on migration and asylum has been set out and interpreted in a number of legal documents. The existence of multiple […]
*This text is an answer to the question from Valentin Gefter “How Does National and International Law Protect Foreign Offenders?” In the context of […]
While mindful of the challenges related to migration and asylum in Europe, one should not forget about yet another category of people who can […]
*This text is an answer to the question of Pascal Detzler “How is Healthcare for Asylum Seekers Regulated in the EU and in Russia?” […]
*This text is an answer to the question of Pascal Detzler “How is Healthcare for Asylum Seekers Regulated in the EU and in Russia?” Introduction […]
On 6 September 2016, a branch of Human Constanta, a Belarus-based human rights group, was opened in Brest to help refugees, mostly from Chechnya, […]
*This text is an answer to the question of Pascal Detzler “How is Healthcare for Asylum Seekers Regulated in the EU and in Russia?” Right […]
German community foundations, Bürgerstiftungen, lie at the heart of civil society in the country1Turner, 2009. Whilst they are a relatively young form of participating […]