• Contested Borderscapes – Violence at Europe’s external and internal borders The dehumanization of migrants in border-control operations and its effects on people and policies

    Violence at Europe’s external and internal borders – The dehumanization of migrants in border-control operations and its effects on people and policiesAndrea Panico and Elena PresttProgetto Melting Pot Europawithin the publication “Contested Borderscapes Transnational Geographies vis-à-vis Fortress Europe”download → https://aoratespoleis.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/contested-borderscapes-1.pdf   1. DEATHS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA The most visible result of the absence of an adequate governance of migration flows is the never-ending tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea.As EU member states have not been able to ensure an efficient program of safe passage for people fleeing from conflict, prosecution and extreme starvation [1], for them the only way to reach Europe is crossing the Mediterranean on extremely over- crowded…

  • Ventimiglia

    Chronicles of the migratory flow on the Italian-French border during the last five years.