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

Migrant rights are not for sale!

18 décembre 2015 – 8.6 billion euros! This is the sum the European Union has committed to spending to keep migrants as far as possible from its borders. For this International Migrants Day, AEDH and its 32 member organisations call on the European Union and its member states: to stop considering the “migrant crisis” as an attack on their integrity, to open secure access routes to European territory and to act as real defenders of human rights.

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Migrant rights are not for sale!

18 décembre 2015 – 8.6 billion euros! This is the sum the European Union has committed to spending to keep migrants as far as possible from its borders. For this International Migrants Day, AEDH and its 32 member organisations call on the European Union and its member states: to stop considering the “migrant crisis” as an attack on their integrity, to open secure access routes to European territory and to act as real defenders of human rights.

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Following the attacks of Paris, the Belgian League of Human Rights (LDH) is questioning the 18 measures taken by the government in order to fight terrorism

09 December 2015 – Among the government’s measures the LDH points out: the excessive increase in the defence budget at the expense of the social budget (that would help in the upstream fight against the rise of extremism), the restriction of free movement at borders, the increase of custody time from 24 to 72 hours, searches 24/24, house arrest with electronic tagging or the implementation of the PNR in the European Union.

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