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THE “ECONOMIC” MIGRATION OF AFRICANS TO EUROPE – PART 2 (3/2020)

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IF MY CONTINENT WEREN’T SO RUTHLESS WITH AFRICAN “ECONOMIC” REFUGEES

PART 2: HALF-HIDDEN VIOLENCE (3/2020)

African “economic” refugees come up against a European administrative nightmare as soon as they enter this continent. They are faced with administrative violence purposely designed to discourage, overwhelm, stress and at times traumatize them. The European Union and its member States have carefully crafted administrative procedures for this type of illegal refugees. They use them as part of a psychological warfare against them. 

THE “ECONOMIC” MIGRATION OF AFRICANS TO EUROPE – PART 1 (12/2019)

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Niger, 2019 - A convoy transporting both refugees and workers

IF MY CONTINENT WEREN’T SO RUTHLESS WITH AFRICAN “ECONOMIC” REFUGEES

PART 1: WIDESPREAD CONTEMPT (12/2019)

What kind of respect do African “economic” refugees get in international law implemented across the European Union? All European Union member States relegate a huge majority of refugees fleeing squalor, malnutrition, the impacts of climate change and environmental disasters, the lack of arable land or decent healthcare in only one category: that, precisely, of “economic” migrants or refugees, by definition unworthy of genuine respect. As such, they can be deported back to their country of origin.