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Mobility is nowadays an important characteristic of globalisation (Hylland 2014, 101). Humans have been moving from one place to another for thousands of years.However it has been since the rise …
State of the Union
Is the Hungarian government 'whipping up' xenophobia?
In many European countries some people still tend to look down on others who are in some way different: be it nationality, skin colour, religion or culture. One way to understand the reasons behind the Slovaks' prejudices concerning other nations is to remember the lasting impact of the Soviet era set-up.
Italy rescued 4,200 boat migrants in the Mediterranean in just 24 hours on Friday 29 May during 22 separate operations carried out by naval vessels and merchant ships.
Last month, the EU reported that more than 800 people died between Libya and the Italian island of Lampedusa. So far in 2015 more than 1,600 lives have been lost in the sea, according to data from the European Parliament. The drama has put pressure on MEPs to act.
Human rights groups criticised European leaders’ plan to deal with the migration in the Mediterranean
Reconciling Europe with non-EU immigration
European Immigration Routes
There are nearly 10 million refugees worldwide and a large part of them are in Europe.
Though the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union specifically outlines the right to asylum, most illegal migrants are treated inhumanely in Europe.