Nina Perkowski is completing a PhD in Politics at the University of Edinburgh, focusing on EU external border controls. She has volunteered with migrants and asylum seekers in Germany and Italy, and spent three months monitoring migrants’ rights for borderline-europe in Sicily in 2012.
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Friday, October 02, 2015
More 'Frontex' Is Not the Answer to the Refugee Crisis
As media and politicians have declared a ‘refugee’ or ‘migration crisis’ this summer, EU Member States are scrambling for a common response to recent events. Amid attempts to redistribute refugees across EU Member States, familiar calls for strengthening the EU’s border agency Frontex resurfaced...
Monday, October 07, 2013
No Accident: Why Have 19,142 Died at Europe’s Frontiers?
October 3rd, 2013 will go down as one of the deadliest days at the European external borders in decades. 363 people are now thought to have died in one single, tragic incident early that Thursday morning.