AEDH
European Association for the defence of Human Rights - Association européenne pour la défense des Droits de l'Homme

The very exterior dimension of the European migration policy

27 November 2015 – The outcome of the Valletta Summit on migration (11-12 November) is a common declaration and a plan of action articulated around 5 core points: migration-development nexus, asylum, fight against irregular immigration, readmission and legal migration.

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Europe is caught in the trap of mass surveillance

30 November 2015 – After the attacks of 13 November in Paris, there is a big risk to see Europe getting trapped in a liberticide downward spiral. Passenger Name Record (PNR) at the EU level, international surveillance bill in France, surveillance bill in the UK, all these texts are presented as effective and necessary to fight against terrorism, and yet, nothing is less certain.

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The Association KISA denounces the stigmatization of refugees in the media, in a climate of growing fear and tension following the terrorist attacks in Paris

26 November 2015 – KISA deplores the link that some international and Cypriot media are establishing between refugees and terrorists. On the island of Cyprus, the migrants from the base of Dhekelia are the most concerned. Several news have been published recently, of which one commented on the “suspicious” disappearance of five migrants from the camp, linked them directly to terrorist organisations and declared them ‘dangerous’ for the inhabitants of the island.

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Asociacion Pro Derechos Humanos de Andalucia denounces once again the inhuman treatment of migrants in the Detention Centres for Foreigners (CIE): Las Palmas and Barranco Seco are in the spotlight

06 November 2015 – A decision of the examining magistrate clarifies that the current organisational structure of the Las Palmas CIE does not meet the regulations in force (Law LO 472000 on foreigners and regulation RD 162/2014 on CIE). According to the law in force, the camp must have medical staff, social and cultural assistance and conclude agreements with lawyer associations in order to establish legal aid services.

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The Asociacion Pro Derechos Humanos de Andalucia tries to elucidate the reasons for the death of Piotr Piskozub – a young homeless man of the city of Seville – and accuses the wrong hospital diagnosis

03 November 2015 – It has now been two years since Piotr Piskozub died in the shelter where he spent the night after he went out of the hospital in Seville on 02 October 2013. The medico-legal autopsy indicates that he suffered from tuberculous pneumonia, kidney and liver diseases, and that his body weight was only 12,6kg / m2. How could the hospital not realise the seriousness of his case a few hours only before his death?

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