Migration

Frontex Reloaded: Creating a Monster

Plenary Speech

Strasbourg, 5 July 2016

The European Border Agency “Frontex” will get more power to deter refugees attempting to flee to Europe. Instead of…

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EU Border and Coast Guard: Frontex Transformed into Return Agency

Press Release

Strasbourg, 6 July 2016

The European Parliament today approved a proposal to grant the EU’s border management agency FRONTEX greater powers,…

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Migration

More Power for Frontex – No Boost to Human Rights: The New European Border and Coast Guard System

The new European border and coast guard system sets out to vest Frontex with greater power. In the future, the EU border agency Frontex will be able to force…

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Migration

We shall not be silent when others get silenced!

The lifting of the immunity directed at members of the HDP-Party is an attempt to silence the whole movement in Turkey that protests for freedom of expression…

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Migration

The confession of failure of the EU´s foreign policy

The European Commission´s proposed a migration-deal is an attack on refugees. Instead of tackling root causes for migration, like war, human rights violations…

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Migration

Ska Keller explains what needs to change at Frontex!

The European Border Agency, Frontex has been heavily criticised for its treatment of refugees and migrants. In the European Parliament, I am struggling to…

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Migration

Allocation of refugees must not suffer because of the EU-Turkey deal

In a motion for a resolution to be voted on by the European Parliament Ska Keller, refugee policy spokeswoman of the Greens in the European Parliament, shows…

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Migration

Plenary Speech on Restoring Schengen: We need to overcome borders once again!

Strasbourg, 12 May 2016

Plenary speech on the Council and Commission statements on 'Restoring a fully
functioning Schengen system':

The debate about Schengen…

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Migration

Plenary Speech on the Commission Plan for a Reform of the Common European Asylum System

Strasbourg, 11 May 2016

Plenary Speech on the 'Commission statement - Decision adopted on the Common European Asylum System reform':

I am very worried about…

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Migration

Plenary Speech: The European Council of Shame

On Monday, the 28 Heads of States of the European Union decided to break international law, European law and the basic principles of humanity. They plan to…

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Migration

Press Statement: Summit of Isolation

Brussels, 8th of March 2016

This is a summit of isolation. The European leaders want to effectively close down the borders for refugees. It is inhumane and…

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Migration

SKa explains the Green and Fair Allocation System for refugees

Together with my colleagues from the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, I have launched a paper on the Green alternative to the Dublin system. In…

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