Apátridas: los grandes olvidados

26th October 2017

Se estima que en la actualidad hay alrededor de 680.000 personas sin ninguna nacionalidad en Europa. La crisis de refugiados ha puesto el foco sobre este colectivo, que añade a sus dificultades la de carecer de un pasaporte. Los dos […]

Statelessness: the ignored challenge

21st October 2017

There are currently about 680,000 people without any nationality in Europe. The refugee crisis adds more difficulties to this community. Not being holders of a valid passport leaves them in a legal limbo. The most relevant international texts on statelessness […]

When Is It Safe to Return? Protection Gaps in Non-Refoulement

27th June 2017

Since the refugee crisis burst into the European agenda, the European institutions have tried to coordinate a common response of the Member States.  International and European Law are crucial to manage this crisis.  This analysis tries to identify protection gaps […]

Asylum seeker life narratives

4th January 2017

Almost every week, the refugee topic is mentioned in mass media. In November, the ‘Jungle of Calais’ made the headlines, because of the decision to evacuate it. At the beginning, when the removing of the encampment hasn’t started yet, the news […]

A view on migration to Europe in the 21st century

27th August 2016

According to the latest figures from the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), 2,725 migrants/refugees have died attempting to make the crossing from Libya to Italy this year, against a total of 386 deaths for the Turkey to Greece route. As in […]

On the Refugee Question

13th August 2016

Author’s Note:  State-sanctioned ignorance, lack of media diversity, and the revival of white nationalism are legitimizing calls for the return of ethnic cleansing to the Western World.  Old-fashioned ingrained narratives about supposedly innate human evil, supposedly eternal racial hatred and […]