Climate change and the consequential natural disasters have become common drivers of migration—a phenomenon that will be further exacerbated as the climate crisis continues. Does the EU legislature address this issue?
I am a Maltese Woman and I’m Married to a Black Man
Strangers’ prying eyes frighten me now. After the horrendous murder of Lassana Cisse, I became, for the first time, worried about my husband’s safety. I fear for his life.
Unmarked Graves and a Marble Knot: Memory and Migration in Malta
The fact that deaths in the Mediterranean and the suffering of people migrating have been regular news items for years should not lead to a normalisation of this situation.
The Curse (Malédiction)
A poem by Hassan Yassin.
The Road to Repeal: How Ireland Said ‘Yes’
On May 25, 2018, the people of Ireland voted overwhelmingly in favour of repealing the 8th amendment of the Irish Constitution—the article that had hitherto made it effectively impossible to legislate for abortion even in the most extreme of circumstances.
All You Need to Know about Migration and Borders
The experience of migration is turned into a problem for those forced to or wishing to migrate—if they are seen and treated as ‘problematic’ migrants; for those who are welcomed as privileged expats, the story is different.
‘Deserving’ vs ‘Undeserving’: Refugees vs Economic Migrants
Suffering seems to be an obligatory justification to enter Europe. In a fairer and more balanced system, economic migrants would have not had to take a perilous journey just to find work. But if trauma is the expectation, they get traumatised, too.
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