Cash-for-residency programs exist in many EU countries, but the income these schemes generate too often comes from people with connections to organized crime and corruption, putting the security of the entire bloc at risk.
Want to live in a peaceful, strong and multinational Europe where people of different backgrounds can efficiently cooperate? Then you need to teach your kids that the very idea of a homogenous nation is just a construct that serves a purpose.
The so-called Salvini decree, which dismantles the Italian reception system for asylum seekers and migrants, is pushing migrants who have not been admitted to reception centres onto the street, as well as severely compromising security.
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The 49 migrants aboard the two German rescue vessels were finally allowed to disembark in Malta on Wednesday. They will be distributed among eight EU countries alongside 249 other migrants rescued by the Maltese Coast Guard.
According to Amnesty International’s latest report, Italy in 2018 saw "repressive management of migration", "disintegration of the human rights of asylum seekers", "xenophobic rhetoric", and "forced evictions without alternatives".
Although the Croatian Democratic Union's MEPs recently supported Viktor Orban in the European Parliament, Prime Minister Plenković should condemn human rights violations in Hungary during Orban's visit to Zagreb.
Encouraged by the verdict issued to the Are You Syrious volunteer, Platform 112 has expressed concern over long-term pressure from the Ministry of the Interior towards activists, volunteers and all those who support refugees.
After long-time pressure from the Estonian Human Rights Centre and others, the Estonian Ministry of Justice has drafted a proposal to amend the provisions of the Electronic Communications Act that require the retention of mass communications metadata.
A legislative proposal by a Spanish MEP, calling for the issuance of humanitarian visas, was approved in December in the European Parliament. This is a significant step towards the creation of more safe and legal pathways for refugees.
A former penicillin factory in Rome had been occupied by over 600 people, especially migrants and asylum seekers living in harsh conditions. However, they were forced to leave the factory without an alternative housing solution.
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