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Have you heard of the PIKPA solidarity camp in Lesvos? PIKPA is a success story. It is an open, self-organized camp, that has provided essential services and assistance to asylum seekers in Lesvos, Greece, since 2012. But the Greek authorities are now threatening to close it. Oxfam, together with many other organizations, is calling on… » 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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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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