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Dimitris Christopoulos is president of the International Federation for Human Rights. University professor and activist, he works particularly on issues related to migration, citizenship and other human rights issues. Find him on @dichristopoulos.

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

'Exiles in the Aegean': a year after the EU–Turkey deal

The EU-Turkey deal turns one year old on 18 March. Has it achieved its intended purpose? 

Human rights in a state of perpetual emergency

How long will it take for the European 'crisis' to be re-framed as the new norm, and what are the potential consequences of that shift?

Greece still has political life beyond austerity. But what kind of life is it?

As the Greek government cosies up to the church and right-wing forces become more extreme, human rights and national stability are coming under increasing threat.

Refugees are the bogeyman: the real threat is the far right

The EU-Turkey deal was more an attack on the rising far right than on refugee flows across the Aegean Sea. Yet, it hasn’t worked. 

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