The European Union is willing to use costly police and military operations to suppress refugee mobility, write Mariagiulia Giuffré and Cathryn Costello. Which, in short, means responding to those fleeing war, repression and human rights abuses with more of the same. So what are the alternatives?
is Andrew W Mellon Associate Professor in International Human Rights and Refugee Law at the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford University. She is the author of The Human Rights of Migrants in European Law (Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2015).