MEDAM in the News
EU breaks promise of safe passage for 50,000 refugees
Excerpt from the Article
The EU has delivered only three-quarters of a two-year program due to be completed by the end of October. Among those left in limbo are people evacuated from Libya on a promise of resettlement in Europe.
[...] Leonie Jegen, a migration expert at Germany's Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institut, said resettlement was a divisive issue among EU countries. "Resettlement is something that is not completely off the political agenda, but discourse around refugees has shifted in a negative direction in recent years," she said. [...]