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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The wretched of the sea: an Algerian perspective

The securitisation of immigration control has failed to solve the migrant crisis because it ignores the root cause: a global system that puts profits before people.

The dilemmas of migration and the alternatives

Force and denial are not going to solve the migrant crisis—instead we must turn to long-term economic, political, and cultural solutions.

This is what life is like for an asylum seeker

Survival on £35 a week, the everyday boredom of waiting for a trial, and how the system needs to be humanised: a UK asylum seeker speaks out.

The latest allegations against the Home Office are as serious as they are absurd

The recent charge that the Home Office takes steps to ‘fix’ the asylum figures is a shocking one. It shines light on a system dogged by maladministration and misplaced priorities.

Should Britain offer asylum to Afghan interpreters who served its forces?

The UK Government is currently refusing to offer automatic asylum to those who risked their lives interpreting for the British army in Afghanistan. As pressure mounts, will they change their minds?

The latest allegations against the Home Office are as serious as they are absurd

The recent charge that the Home Office takes steps to ‘fix’ the figures is a shocking one. It shines light on a system dogged by maladministration and misplaced priorities.

Prime Minister, your Big Society is an illusion

A charity director, honoured by the Queen for his work with asylum-seekers and homeless people, tells David Cameron why he has returned his award.

'What happened to me here. . . that's what broke my spirit'

Women's experiences of the UK asylum system.

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