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  • Ceuta and Melilla : The EU declares war on migrants and refugees

    Interassociative opinion published in Libération on 12 octobre 2005 and in Le Soir on 13 octobre 2005

    Having been engaged in a latent war against migrants for a number of years, the European Union has now passed the point of open war at its southern border. In just a few days, more than ten people have been shot to death while attempting to cross the Moroccan border with the Spanish territories of Ceuta and Mellila. Many others have been severely injured, and hundreds have been deported and abandoned with neither food nor water in the Sahara desert. In an attempt to contain the “invasion” of (...) Read more

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  • Ceuta and Melilla : The EU declares war on migrants and refugees

    Interassociative opinion published in Libération on 12 octobre 2005 and in Le Soir on 13 octobre 2005

    Having been engaged in a latent war against migrants for a number of years, the European Union has now passed the point of open war at its southern border. In just a few days, more than ten people have been shot to death while attempting to cross the Moroccan border with the Spanish territories of Ceuta and Mellila. Many others have been severely injured, and hundreds have been deported and abandoned with neither food nor water in the Sahara desert. In an attempt to contain the “invasion” of (...) Read more

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  • The last voyage of the damned of the Sahara

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    In the desert between Libya and Niger, on trucks packed with African immigrants. An exodus that has already cost 100 lives, imposed by Gaddafi’s regime, after the agreement with Italy to block the landings of illegal aliens along our coasts Read more

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  • MSF denied access to identification centres for asylum seekers

    On 27 May 2004, the Italian branch of the NGO Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced that its volunteers were denied access to the Identification Centres for asylum seekers in Otranto and Borgo Mezzanone (both in Apulia, southern Italy). The organisation considers this refusal of entry a response to the publication by MSF in January of a critical report on the situation in Italian Centri di Permanenza temporanea Read more


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