In the Central Mediterranean, between August 2020 and July 2021, 9% of refugees arriving in Italy were brought to Italy by NGO sea rescues (4.239 persons). Libya intercepted in 2021 (until 8 November) 28.600 persons.
Refugees are brought from the Mediterranean coast to the southern border via various internment camps and abandoned in the Sahara. In the process, Libyan warlords cooperate along the deportation route.
This year, the Alarm Phone is calling for donations for our hotline project in this video clip. 14 activists from 14 cities on both sides of the Mediterranean present their daily work.
Documentation of this case of left-to-dy politicy – 29 boatpeople on 24.11.2021
A European Union interpreter says that in September, Greek border guards mistook him for an asylum seeker, assaulted him and then forced him across the border into Turkey alongside dozens of migrants.
In May 2021, the Spanish State made a mass push-back of hundreds of minors from Ceuta to Morocco. After some days, a court stopped this illegal State action.
„The measures included in this Decision are of a extraordinary and exceptional nature, and will complement border control measures with specific measures in the area of asylum and return.“
Since the 1990s, Germany promoted the externalisation of the border regime in Central and Eastern Europe. In the beginning, there have been a lot of contradictions. – Please note here the possibility of donation support for the Polish Refugee activists: support refugees – donate, and some FFM-publications about the first externalisation regime of the Fortress Europe in the 1990s.
Refugees in Libya. Here are our voices and tears to the world!
Das Konzept der italienischen „Humanitären Korridore“ beruht auf der vorstrukturierenden und druckaufbauenden Arbeit von Aktivist*innen vor Ort, in den verschiedenen Ländern.