The city of Castelnuovo di Porto, north of Rome, has been at the centre of the debate on reception centre closures due to the speed with which its migrant reception centre was shut down after enforcement of the Salvini decree.
With populists on the rise and human rights workers criminalized, it becomes difficult to assist those seeking refuge. Here’s how we will be helping the New Year to transform the challenges surrounding migration into opportunities.
The Council of Europe's Human Rights Commissioner sent a letter to the Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, expressing concern about allegations of collective expulsion of migrants, violence and other crimes committed by police officers.
Liberties member the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee has published its annual report on the human rights situation in Bulgaria, which found stagnation and deterioration of rights protections in a number of key areas.
After the Proactiva Open Arms ship was impounded by Italian authorities and the staff accused of saving the lives of 100 people who were trying to cross the Mediterranean, there is greater focus on the increasing criminalization of solidarity.