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European governments are setting global precedents that often hinder people’s search for safety and dignity. Speaking in Brussels among EU leaders and civil society at the European Development Days, Sipho Mthathi, Oxfam’s Executive Director in South Africa, made clear that EU policies have dangerous knock-on effects in parts of the world where people are often… » read more

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By Raphael Shilhav, Oxfam EU migration policy advisor The EU’s ‘hotspots’ for migrants arriving in Italy and Greece place people at risk. That is one of the findings of a report by the European Court of Auditors last week. ‘Hotspots’ are a key pillar of the EU’s migration response, aiming at helping Greece and Italy… » read more

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By Hilary Jeune and Jan Mayrhofer The world finds itself in a multitude of crises. Climate change and increasing conflicts led to increasing global displacement where 65 million people were forced to flee their homes. At the same time, 20 million people are at risk of starvation as hunger crises are multiplying. With inequality rising… » read more

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