Since 2001, almost €215 million has been provided to Morocco by the EU to finance border security projects, according to a new analysis published today by Statewatch:

Human rights abuses against migrants and refugees committed by Moroccan authorities call into question whether financial support from the EU to Moroccan border security should continue.

A fresh round of €140 million in funding promised in 2018 coincidded with a crackdown on migrant presence in the north of Morocco, during which at least 8,000 people have been arrested and internally displaced to the south by the Moroccan police.

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Aid, border security and EU-Morocco cooperation on migration control