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Migrants in Sicily - the monitoring project of Borderline Sicilia Onlus and borderline-europe


Since 2011, monitoring and observation of the situation, but also advocacy has been one of the core tasks of our sister association Borderline Sicilia Onlus. Arrivals, the situation of the centres, access to the asylum procedure are just some of the areas on which reports are published in three languages.

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Situation of refugees and migrants in Italy

Here you will find information and a newsletter about the situation of refugees and migrants in Italy. We apologize - only in German language! This newsletter has been produced on behalf of PRO ASYL from 2009 -2017 by our Italian office and is published on the pages of Pro Asyl and borderline-europe. From 2017 December borderline-europe will produce the newsletter.

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Monitoring opaque EU-ad hoc relocation from the Sea to the Cities

As a consequence of the Italian Ministry of the Interior's measures to block the arrival of people rescued from distress at sea, an EU ad hoc distribution mechanism was adopted in Malta in September 2019. With our new project, we are monitoring and documenting the implementation of these measures together with Sea Watch, borderline Sicilia and the Refugee Council. We demand the stop of security checks by the German Intelligence Service in Italy and Malta. Relocation cannot take place without the people's consent to the country of destination and the guaranteed right to stay.

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Criminalisation of migration and solidarity

Migration and solidarity with people on the move is being increasingly criminalised. Resisting this criminalisation is a central part of our work. We research and document socio-political developments and cases of criminalisation. In doing so, we provide concrete support for those affected and inform and sensitize a broad public in the form of information materials, public events and campaigns.

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Sahara: Externalisation of EU borders

The 9 million square kilometres of the Sahara now form an externalised border of the European Union. Push-backs, quarantine camps, military patrols and checkpoints in an area without infrastructure are supposed to ensure that the border becomes insurmountable. Who still dares to move can face easily death. We document human rights violations against people on the move in the Sahara.

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Our work on Lesvos

Since 2015 we have been actively supporting People on the Move on Levos in various fields like education, first reception and bureaucratic steps. Since 2009 we are involved in different reports on the situation in Greece and the Aegean. Overaching values and aims of our work are to fight for human rights without borders.

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Push back Solidarity - How the European Union criminalizes solidarity with people seeking protection

All over Europe, organisations and individuals are being discredited, harassed, obstructed and prosecuted because they show solidarity with people on the move. This brochure provides an insight and overview of the increasing criminalization of solidarity within the European Union; its background, forms and effects and numerous cases. However, state repression is meeting with resistance. Those affected are not intimidated. Repression is followed by new waves of solidarity, fuelling the common struggle against the racist European border regime.
Language(s): Deutsch / German

Ashes of the Failure of European Humanism

First report by Salim Nabi - borderline-lesvos. Mytilini, 9. September 2020 Over the night of September 8 to September 9, 2020 a fire broke out in the largest refugee camp in Europe, the notorious Moria Camp. Moria burned down almost entirely, and it was long overdue; it should have been burned down years ago as a gesture of Europe’s respect for everyone’s right to life. And a miracle it was that for so long the authorities managed to keep the “hell” going, and a miracle, too, it was that the dehumanized population managed to avoid burning down to ashes the hell that was designed and manufactured for them. Moria shall never be opened
Language(s): Englisch / English

Menschenfischer - Zur Geschichte der tunesischen Fischer

In August 2007, the two captains and another five fishermen rescued 44 migrants from distress at sea. The fishermen brought the rescued to Lampedusa. There, they were arrested and a Sicilian court sentenced the captains Bayoudh and Jenzeri in November 2009 to 30 months imprisonment and a fine of €440,000. Their boats were confiscated and confined to Lampedusa, where they have since been rendered unusable due to the damage suffered. The livelihoods of the fishermen and their families have thus been ruined.
Language(s): Deutsch / German