Escape from fear
23 November 2018
Beth Geglia explains why thousands of migrants are risking everything to flee violence, poverty and oppression in Honduras
Building walls: fear and securitization in the European Union
13 November 2018
The report from Transnational Institute reveals that member states of the European Union and Schengen Area have constructed almost 1000 km of walls, the equivalent of more than six times the total length of the Berlin Wall. By European Alternatives
The new undesirables
20 October 2018
Sivamohan Valluvan and Eleanor Penny unpack neoliberal attitudes to migration and 'low-value' humans.
No passports please
23 September 2018
Standing together with migrants should form a key part of the resistance to neoliberalism, writes Ali Bilgic
Citizenship in a capitalist state
4 September 2018
Lea Ypi writes on the death of citizenship as a democratic ideal, and the collapse of civic politics into ethnopolitics.
We need to talk about migrant mental health care
21 June 2018
Dr Hugh Grant-Peterkin and Dr Cornelius Katona discuss the urgency of tackling health care for migrants, who are at greater risk of mental health conditions and have little access to basic services.
Why I will be refusing food on International Women’s Day
7 March 2018
On International Women's Day, on 8 March, hundreds of friends and supporters of people incarcerated at Yarl´s Wood Immigration Detention Centre will go without food to draw attention to the struggle of the people detained there, many of whom have been on hunger strike. One of the freedom fasters explains why.
The EU-Turkey deal is a disaster for refugees
27 May 2016
In making a deal with Turkey, the EU is entrusting refugees to a government that cares little for their safety – and sponsors the terrorists they are fleeing from, writes Marienna Pope-Weidemann
Crossing No More
7 December 2015
Samir Dathi & Marienna Pope-Weidemann report from the Greek-Turkish border and the deadly fence forcing refugees to cross the perilous Aegean sea
Jeremy Hardy thinks… about solidarity
1 December 2015
'Not many people would stand by and watch someone drown if they had the chance to rescue them, but that is what Europe’s governments are doing'
Hiding the Crisis
16 October 2015
When Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras showed up, the shameful reality of Camp Moria was hidden and thousands of people had disappeared. Marienna Pope-Weidemann reports from Greece.
Ripping down fences
1 October 2015
Emma Hughes spoke to Caoimhe Butterly about organising with refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos and dismantling borders
Free the women of Yarl’s Wood detention centre
28 July 2015
After the success of a huge protest against detention in June Movement for Justice by Any Means Possible have called another Surround Yarl’s Wood demonstration on 8 August
No way in
8 June 2015
The deaths of thousands of refugees in the Mediterranean are exactly what a ‘tough stance on immigration’ looks like, writes Alex Randall
Common cause in labour
16 December 2012
In France, Italy and elsewhere, migrants are organising, not just against racism but for their rights as workers. Vittorio Longhi reports
Essay: Europe’s hard borders
16 December 2012
Matthew Carr investigates the brutal border regimes of our ‘gated continent’ and suggests the possibility of a different politics of solidarity
1 October 2009
Frances Webber investigates the tabloid fantasies and desperate realities surrounding migrants in Calais
Asylum watch: Now what?
23 March 2009
Labour says it is planning to 'simplify' immigration legislation. Frances Webber argues that its real agenda is to subvert human rights and give more power to the state