Human mobility has steadily shrunk in the Euro-Mediterranean region over the recent years. So has the ability for civil society organisations in the region to promote and protect the human rights of migrants and refugees. Since 2020, the use of forced returns and refoulements across international borders has continued to increase: almost 50,000 people were intercepted in the Central Mediterranean in 2022 and returned to Libya or Tunisia. And the European Union Pact on Migration and Asylum has only confirmed its perception of migration as a threat to its internal stability.
Despite widespread racial profiling in the EU, legislators are considering measures that would increase it
EuroMed Rights and several civil society organisations express their concerns regarding the potential retention of Article 5 in the proposed EU Screening Regulation (one of key legislative files encompassing the
18 European networks and organisations, representing trade unions and NGOs, including EuroMed Rights, call on EU lawmakers not to trap migrant workers in exploitation, by ensuring a meaningful right to
Leaked letter on intended Cyprus-Lebanon joint border controls: increased deaths and human rights violations
In an increasingly worrying context for migrants and refugees in Cyprus, with the recent escalation of violent racist attacks and discrimination against refugees on the island and the continued pushback