kein mensch ist illegal hamburg

"Ihr sollt wissen, daß kein Mensch illegal ist.
Das ist ein Widerspruch in sich. Menschen können schön sein oder noch schöner. Sie können gerecht sein oder ungerecht. Aber illegal? Wie kann ein Mensch illegal sein?"

Elie Wiesel

Mittwoch, 15. Januar 2014

Fortress Europe: have border controls worked? An interactive guide

In 2005, Frontex, the EU's external border control agency, was launched, and
with it 'Fortress Europe' was born. Eight years on, it has transformed the
continent's land and sea borders, co-ordinating an enormous growth in
border control measures. It has pioneered the use of 'remote borders',
pushing the responsibility for migration control into Africa and Asia. But
have the millions spent on constructing these walls around Europe deterred
migrants or simply pushed the most vulnerable into ever more dangerous

Harriet Grant, Claire Provost and Paddy Allen, Monday 13 January 2014