Beyond the Mediterranean
migration and selforganisation of migrants in Mali
By Stephan Dünnwald
Through numerous negotiations with the southern Mediterranean littoral states, Europe has succeeded in pushing the front line of its defense against refugees and migrants beyond the high seas, right into the interior of the African Maghreb states. In exchange for easier access to European visas for their own citizens, and increased development aid, the Maghreb states soon agreed to refuse Sub-Saharan migrants entry into and transit through their territory – even though in some cases these prohibitions lack any legal basis.
Interviews with activists of the ARACEM (video)
In the section Afrika & Mali of our Website one can found two interesting interviews with activists of the ARACEM (association des réfoulés de l'afrique centrale au Mali/organisation of the deportees of Central Africa to Mali):