Monthly Archives: May 2015

Death in the Mediterranean and the representation of Eritrea: looking beyond manufactured narratives of oppression

In the days following one of the latest incidents of death in the Mediterranean on 19 April 2015 that saw more than 800 refugees and migrants drown, articles about Eritrea have appeared almost daily in some of the major British … Continue reading

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Securitization and the humanitarian void: refugees will not go away, however much we pose as the three monkeys

First came Fortress Europe and a refugee and migration regime that prioritized secure borders over humanitarian concerns or human rights. These were the days when the Italian government made a deal with the Libya of Colonel Gadhafi to return any … Continue reading

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