Find all Frontexit press releases here.

TO INFORM (YOURSELF & OTHERS)

True/False Frontexit Mythbuster:  [French] (604 KB) [Italian] (608 KB) [English (610 KB) (2017).

Brief on Frontex by Migreurop: Frontex, the armed wing of European migration policies (2015). Available in FrenchItalian and Spanish.

Training manual- Frontexit campaign [French][Italian][Arabic] (2013)

Complaint form for violation of rights during Frontex operations / involving Frontex agents - Available in FrenchEnglishArabicPashtoUrduTigrinya


FRONTEXIT: WHY?

See Frontex : which guarantees for human rights? (Migreurop, 2010)

Response to the European mediator's request for submission on human rights safeguards in Frontex’s mandate (Migreurop / Statewatch, 2012)

Taking action: Campaign Appeal 

One year on: overview of the Frontexit campaign – Frontex’s mandate incompatible with the respect of fundamental rights

 


REPORTS & ANALYSIS

GENERAL DOCUMENTS

Dossier dedicated to Frontex in the magazine Demain le Monde No. 18 (CNCD, 2013) (in French only)

GRECO-TURKISH BORDER

Frontexit Report: "Frontex between Greece and Turkey, the border of denial" [French][Turkish][Greek/Ελληνικά] (2014) 

MARITIME OPERATIONS

Giving the green light to human rights violations? EU’s regulation on maritime interceptions during Frontex operations at sea [French] [Italian] (2017)

FRONTEX BEYOND THE BORDERS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

Statewatch Analysis on Frontex’s external cooperation (March 2017)

Press release: 10th anniversary of Frontex: 10 measures that put fundamental rights at risk  (2015).

The absence of democratic oversight over frontex’s external cooperation Briefing note addressed to Members of the European Parliament  (January 2015).

Statewatch’s Observatory


TESTIMONY

THE STORY OF ABY KURKE

Before arriving in Europe, this young Ethiopian refugee tried three times to reach Italy from Libya by sea. The narrative of his crossings is emblematic of the worst drift to which migration policies have given rise in recent years in the Mediterranean.


At first glance, Abu Kurke is a young man like the others. 25 years, the contagious smile. Passing in Brussels in October 2012 for a conference, he tells his story. The one who brought him from his native Ethiopia to Europe. The one that damaged her eyes. The one that could start with these words: Abu Kurke took three times the sea ...
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OFFICIAL DOCUMENTATION

New mandate for Frontex (September 2016)

Complaint form for violation of rights during Frontex operations / involving Frontex agents: Available in FrenchEnglishArabicPashtoUrduTigrinya.

All the evolutions of the texts since 2005 framing the actions of Frontex are available on Statewatch’s Observatory on Frontex : Analyses, press articles, official documentation by EU bodies and by Frontex (e.g. legislation, cooperation agreements) . 

 

 

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