Briefing Papers - Europe

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  • Briefing Paper no. 4

    Accelerated removals: a study of the human cost of EU deportation policies, 2009-2010 examines the 38 asylum and immigration-related deaths in Europe over an 18-month period and shows the human cost of EU moves to slash budgets for refugee integration and accelerate the pace of removals – thereby undermining international conventions. Download a free copy
  • Alternative Voices on Integration

    This report identifies alternative voices on integration, in five European countries, bringing together the interviews and news stories with representative organisations. Download a free digital copy
  • Briefing Paper No. 3

     The background to the French parliamentary commission on the burqa and niqab examines how André Gerin, the Communist Party mayor of Vénissieux, ignited the debate on the voile intégral in a country where, it is estimated, that a total of 2,000 women wear the burqa. Download free copy
  • Briefing Paper No. 2

    Direct democracy, racism and the extreme Right documents forty cases, involving either petitions or citizens' initiative referenda, that have been held to curtail the basic rights of BME communities, asylum seekers, migrant workers, foreign residents and European Muslims. Download free copy