Migration

EU Member States: Make Relocation Work!

It is a great symbolic gesture to see that a vast majority of the Parliament is united in supporting relocation of refugees. Member States in the European…

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EU-Turkey-Deal: Europe needs to show that it still upholds its humanitarian values!

Ska and the Dutch MEP Judith Sargentini have been visiting Souda refugee camp on the greek island of Chios. Since the EU-Turkey-Deal entry into force in March…

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Get Real about relocation!

Together with colleagues from the European Parliament and the Greek refugee minister, Ska visited a refugee camp on the Greek mainland yesterday.  In order to…

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Hungary ensures automatic and systematic detention of all asylum seekers - The Commission needs to act now!

Open letter to the First Vice-President of the Commission Timmermans, the Commissioner on Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Avramopoulos and the…

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Press release: Informal EU-summit - EU leaders must wake up to the challenges they face

Speaking ahead of tomorrow's informal summit, Greens/EFA group co-president Ska Keller said:

"We must stand up for human rights and the right to asylum. To enter…

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Freezing refugees: Stop this catastrophe now!

Children have frost bites, people are dying from cold. This is happening in the European Union right now! It is the inhumane logic to deter refugees that makes…

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Solidarity with Aleppo!

We cannot stand and watch the atrocities happening in #Aleppo. The European Heads of State need to act now! They must send a message to the people who are…

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Violation of Fundamental Rights in context of EU-Turkey-Deal: How has Frontex been involved?

In a Written Question Ska and other MEPs ask the European Commission about an incident, at which ten Syrian nationals had been forcefully returned from Greece…

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Calendar for Refugees on Lesvos - support this project!

The calendar shows photos of refugees arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos taken by the local

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Briefing: Member States must make relocation work

RELOCATION REPORT

Member States must make relocation work

The European Parliament approved today with a large majority a report by Ska Keller on the…

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Vast majority of the European Parliament votes for a faster relocation

Press Release

Strasbourg, 15 September 2016

Today, the European Parliament backed Skas report on relocation. A large majority of the Members of Parliament…

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Migration

Relocation of Refugees in EU: Where is the Spirit of Solidarity?

Last year, it was decided to relocate 160.000 refugees from Italy and Greece to other European countries. This decision was a paradigm shift. It was a promise…

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