Rescue boats return to the Mediterranean as 20,000 migrants prepare to cross from Libya

By |junij 11th, 2020|anti-immigration, asylum policy, Central Mediterranean, far right, Italy, Libya, Malta, Matteo Salvini, migrant crisis, News, NGOs|

Two charity boats have headed back to the Mediterranean after a two-month hiatus in migrant rescue operations, as humanitarian groups await a new wave of arrivals.

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Visegrad leaders hold first face-to-face talks of virus crisis

By |junij 11th, 2020|Andrej Babis, anti-immigration, asylum policy, coronavirus economic response, Czech Republic, EU summit, EUCO, Hungary, Igor Matovič, immigrant quotas, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Poland, Slovakia, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

Masks and gloves will be the order of the day when the prime ministers of four ex-communist countries on Thursday (11 June) hold the first major face-to-face meeting of European leaders since the coronavirus crisis.

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Why coronavirus is likely to be bad news for Europe’s radical right

By |maj 7th, 2020|anti-immigration, far-right parties, News|

Even if coronavirus has a negative effect on attitudes to immigration, it will be bad news for Europe’s radical right, argue Dr James Dennison and Professor Andrew Geddes.

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Hungary accused of holding migrants in ‘unlawful detention’

By |april 24th, 2020|anti-immigration, asylum policy, ECJ, European Court of Justice, human rights, Hungary, News|

Hungary was accused on Thursday (23 April) of holding asylum seekers in a camp on the border with Serbia in "unlawful detention" by the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

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Austria says it will stop any migrants trying to rush its border

By |marec 2nd, 2020|anti-immigration, Austria, EU-Turkey deal, Greece, Hungary, Karl Nehammer, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Sebastian Kurz, Syria war, Turkey, Western Balkans Route|

Austria will stop any migrants attempting to rush its border if measures to halt them in Greece and through the Balkans fail, conservative Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said on Sunday (1 March).

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Janez Jansa, admirer of Viktor Orban, to be nominated PM of Slovenia

By |februar 26th, 2020|anti-immigration, EPP, Janez Janša, News, Slovenia, Viktor Orbán|

The centre-right Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS), led by former prime minister Janez  Janša, late on Tuesday (25 February) agreed on a future government coalition with three other parties, the four parties said.

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Rightwing anti-migrant petition in Serbia sparks opposition unease

By |februar 20th, 2020|anti-immigration, News, refugee crisis, Serbia, Serbia elections|

An anti-immigration campaign launched by a Serbian rightwing nationalist party has sparked unease within the disparate opposition coalition to which it belongs.

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Swiss government warns voters against cancelling EU free-movement pact

By |februar 11th, 2020|anti-immigration, EU-Switzerland relations, free movement of people, News, Schengen, Swiss referendum, Switzerland|

The Swiss government on Tuesday (11 February) urged voters to reject a referendum push by the right-wing Swiss People's Party to end an accord with the European Union on the free movement of citizens.

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Swiss to vote again on EU migrant curbs

By |januar 16th, 2020|anti-immigration, News, Swiss referendum, Switzerland|

The Swiss will in May vote on a proposal that could dramatically limit immigration from the EU, six years after a similar referendum nearly destroyed relations with the bloc.

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In new capacity of EPP leader, Tusk vows to fight populism

By |november 21st, 2019|Andrej Plenković, anti-immigration, Croatian Presidency, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, EPP, EU enlargement, Fidesz, illiberal democracy, News, populism, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

Outgoing EU Council president Donald Tusk pledged Wednesday (20 November)  to fight political populism as he was elected leader of Europe's main conservative parties during their group meeting in Croatia.

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