Criminalisation of Solidarity in France: A General Overview

This paper explains what the term “offence of solidarity” mean in the legal French environment and how it became such an important idea in the political narrative. This paper also aims to describe the consequences of this criminalisation of solidarity by enhancing the state responses to migration and help at the French borders. Finally, two emblematic cases of criminalisation of solidarity will be discussed.

Language(s): Englisch / English
Publisher: Aude de Coustin, Migreurop/borderline-europe Berlin