Ahead of the EU summit on 9-10 February, where migration policy will be high on the agenda, left-wing MEPs are calling for measures to allow people seeking safety in Europe to come to Europe in dignity.
This year's UN Climate Change Conference was overshadowed by state repression and the obstruction of civil society mobilisations, as well as by the greenwashing and cover-up policies of over 600 participating lobbyists from the oil and gas industry. Immediately after COP27, a seminar co-organised by transform! europe on climate justice took place.
Popular anger is overcoming the coercive power of the regime. And considering the courage of the new generation, completely detached from Islamic ideology, it can be expected that the Islamic Republic will not survive for long.
The conference discusses the materialisation of the securitisation and externalisation of border zones in different geographies and their transnational entanglements. It asks how the securitisation policy of the EU border regime is strategically planned and implemented, where it fails and how one can resist these mechanisms of violence.