Draußen bleiben! – Libyens Sperrung der “Such- und Rettungszone” für NGO-Rettungsschiffe als Verstoß gegen das Völkerrecht

A rubber boat carrying around 50 migrants and refugees  arrives from Bodrum in Turkey to the Greek island of Kos in the early hours of the morning. Human traffickers charge USD/EUR 1,000-1,300 per person for a trip on a small/medium rubber boat. Assistance to migrants across the islands of arrival is available locally since June according to the available human, material, financial resources, and it has recently intensified in Lesbos, Kos and Samos under IFRC DREF support.National Red Cross Societies are providing vital humanitarian assistance to thousands of people on the move along the Western Balkans migratory trail which links Greece, the Former Yugoslav Republic (FYR) of Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary, and beyond.

Libyen nutzt die Errichtung einer Such- und Rettungszone (SRZ) vor der Küste als Vorwand, um unter dem Deckmantel der Erfüllung internationaler Verpflichtungen private Seenotrettung zu verbannen. Dieses Vorgehen wird von der Europäischen Union nicht nur toleriert, sondern explizit gefördert und erleichtert. Die Errichtung der SRZ … weiterlesen…

Keep out! – Libya’s “Search and Rescue Region” to ban NGO rescue vessels violates international law

A rubber boat carrying around 50 migrants and refugees  arrives from Bodrum in Turkey to the Greek island of Kos in the early hours of the morning. Human traffickers charge USD/EUR 1,000-1,300 per person for a trip on a small/medium rubber boat. Assistance to migrants across the islands of arrival is available locally since June according to the available human, material, financial resources, and it has recently intensified in Lesbos, Kos and Samos under IFRC DREF support.National Red Cross Societies are providing vital humanitarian assistance to thousands of people on the move along the Western Balkans migratory trail which links Greece, the Former Yugoslav Republic (FYR) of Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary, and beyond.

Libya misuses the establishment of a Search and Rescue Region (SARR) under the guise of fulfilling international obligations in front of its coast as a pretext to ban NGO rescue vessels. This conduct is not only tolerated but encouraged and facilitated by the European Union. … weiterlesen…

Flüchtlingspolitik in Wahlprogrammen zur Bundestagswahl 2017

Wahlurne zur Bundestagswahl

Von Jonas Freist-Held, Thore Hagemann, Lucas Rasche und Natalie Welfens   Selten wurde auf parteipolitischer und Bundesebene so viel über Migrations- und Flüchtlingspolitik diskutiert wie in den letzten zwei Jahren. Seit dem Sommer 2015, der zum Symbol der sogenannten ‚Flüchtlingskrise‘ wurde, nehmen alle Parteien zu … weiterlesen…