- April 29, 2018
Ein Mann ersticht zwei Menschen am Hamburger U-Bahnhof Jungfernstieg, tatverdächtig ist ein Asylbewerber. Diesen Fall nutzen Rechtspopulisten für ihre Zwecke - und werfen einem Hamburger Pastor Mitschuld vor. mehr...
- April 27, 2016
Hundreds of thousands of Africans are preparing to test their luck on the voyage across the Mediterranean to Europe. As the weather begins improving, the number of arrivals will rise -- as will the number of deaths. more... [ Comment ]
- December 10, 2013
Two months after the deadly shipwreck off Lampedusa, Europe has done nothing to change course on its asylum policy. A new agreement between the EU and Turkey only reinforces the practice of pushing the refugee problem to Europe's periphery. more...
- November 29, 2013
German politicians claim Berlin's new government coalition agreement will offer progress on asylum policies. In truth the policies solidify the status quo and ignore the most important issues. more... [ Comment ]
- October 14, 2013
As Germany faces the highest number of refugee claimants in decades, it's becoming increasingly clear that the European asylum system is broken. But fixing it will involve hard decisions. more...
- October 11, 2013
In the wake of last week's tragedy on Lampedusa, the EU is planning a system that uses drones and satellites to track refugees at sea. But it doesn't offer ways to save people like those killed in the deadly incident. more... [ Comment ]
- October 09, 2013
They come seeking refuge, but when asylum seekers cross into the European Union, they often find little compassion. In Greece, they are held in squalid detention camps, while in Italy they often end up on the street. Here is what they face at entry points across the EU. more... [ Comment ]
- October 08, 2013
Hundreds of poverty-stricken refugees are drowning in the Mediterranean, while at the same time, many European Union member states issue residence permits to wealthy Chinese, Arabs and Russians. Anyone is welcome who can pay the asking price. more... [ Comment ]
- October 07, 2013
After over 180 African refugees died when their boat sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa last week, Europe is debating its asylum policy with renewed vigor. Politicians are calling for the EU to distribute the burden more fairly. more... [ Comment ]
- October 04, 2013
More than 100 refugees died off the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa on Thursday after their boat sank. The tragedy shows in yet another horrendous way just how badly Europe's refugee policies have failed. more... [ Comment ]