Published in: openSecurityMigrants in the Mediterranean: mourning deaths, not saving lives
For as long as the humanitarian impulse to rescue the desperate and the destitute is trumped by Europe’s focus on border control, the death toll will rise inexorably.
Published in: openSecurityA year after Lampedusa: what has changed?
Twelve months ago, Europe’s conscience was pricked by the sight of the bodies of hundreds of migrants shipwrecked at Lampedusa. But the continued stigmatisation and criminalisation of migrants has allowed securitisation to prevail over protection.