Amnesty International slams EU migrant process in ‘Fortress Europe’ report

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The tellurian cost of Fortress Europe” expelled by Amnesty International on Wednesday is vicious of European Union process that Amnesty says emphasizes a marginally-effective bid to sign a borders to Europe rather than providing support for haven seekers.

“The efficacy of EU measures to branch a upsurge of strange migrants and refugees is, during best, questionable,” pronounced John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia executive during Amnesty, in a statement. “Meanwhile, a cost in tellurian lives and wretchedness is incalculable and is being paid by some of a world’s many exposed people.”

Refugees from Africa

Amnesty International says about half of refugees nearing irregularly in a EU come from Syria, Eritrea, Afghanistan and Somalia, “countries ripped by dispute and far-reaching widespread tellurian rights abuses,” a organisation said.

Many of these refugees conduct for a Italian island of Lampedusa, that has seen a series of shipwrecks of inconstant interloper boats that have cost
hundreds of people their lives.

Reports of “push backs” – refugees that are simply incited around and sent behind on reaching a EU – are also partial of Amnesty’s report.

“Refugees contingency be supposing with some-more ways to enter a EU safely and legally so that they are not forced to embark on hazardous journeys in a initial place,” Dalhuisen said.

Mara Nostrum

On Tuesday, EU interior ministers met in Milan to discuss
refugee emigration to Europe. The plcae was fitting: Italy shoulders most of a weight in Europe of rescuing refugees who run into difficulty during dangerous vessel journeys to Europe from northern Africa, mostly in a hands of people smugglers.

At a meeting, Italy called on a EU’s limit insurance group Frontex to take over a Italian naval mission, Mara Nostrum (Our Sea), that patrols for interloper boats in a Mediterranean and costs around 9 million euros ($12.28 million) a month.

The EU’s Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem pronounced Frontex was too tiny to totally take over Mara Nostrum, though pronounced “we contingency open authorised routes to concede refugees to come to a European Union, differently they review to bootleg immigration channels.”

Sharing a weight of handling refugees that arrive around vessel to Italy and other Mediterranean nations is a quarrelsome issue. Some countries such as Germany that finish adult hosting refugees feel they do their duty, claiming a republic like Italy is calm to pass a refugees on to another EU nation.

Italy on a other palm is fervent for a rest of a EU to representation in when it comes to monitoring a Mediterranean for refugees.

According to a UN’s interloper agency, a record 63,000 refugees have arrived by vessel on Italian shores this year already. The prior record was 62,000 refugees in all of 2011.

mz/ipj (AFP, Reuters, dpa)

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