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 Lecturer in Law at Edge Hill University and Visiting Research Fellow at Oxford University’s Refugee Studies Centre. She is co-editor with Jean-Pierre Gauci and Lilian Tsourdi of Exploring the Boundaries of Refugee Law: Current Protection Challenges (Brill, 2015).