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by Maria Chalaux, Humanitarian Lead, Oxfam Intermón Throughout my life, and because of my work, I have seen many refugee camps, but I have never seen people in such woeful conditions as in Lesbos. I visited the Moria refugee camp on a recent winter morning. What I saw was shocking: how can we allow such… » read more

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Oxfam’s new report unpacks the EU’s support for addressing the “root causes” of migration By Raphael Shilhav “Root causes”. When it comes to responding to migration and to managing it, there are few phrases that have been more overused and abused. Since 2015, politicians have been promising to address the “root causes of irregular migration”… » 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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