Now Reading
EU officials finalise common asylum system to resettle refugees
0

EU officials finalise common asylum system to resettle refugees

by firstsource newsJuly 13, 2016

Advocates say people can expect similar treatment wherever they settle, but critics say scheme is betrayal of refugee rights

European officials have finalised plans to create a common EU asylum system and refugee resettlement scheme, which advocates portray as the solution to the European crisis but which critics believe will be a further betrayal of refugee rights.

Officials have proposed creating a semi-standardised system that would allow asylum seekers to expect similar treatment in whichever country they settle. The arrival of more than 1 million people in in 2015 exposed differences between the continent’s different asylum procedures.

Continue reading…

What's your reaction?
Love It
0%
Interested
0%
Meh...
0%
What?
0%
Hate It
0%
Sad
0%
About The Author
firstsource news
firstsource news