Not Safe at all

The Safe Countries of Origin Legislation and the Consequences for Roma Migrants
The discussions against Safe Countries of Origin concept and the repressive migration policies introduced into German legislation, continued throughout events in seven cities in Northern and Eastern Germany (Hannover, Bremen, Hamburg, Kiel, Erfurt, Potsdam and Berlin)  within the speakers tour »Not Safe at All« between 14th and 23rd of February.


Macedonia, Serbia and the European Border Regime

The growth and development of transit migration along the Balkan route in 2015 and 2016 highlighted the major role Macedonia and Serbia played, not merely as the main countries of passage, but as important buffer areas within the framework of the European border regime.

Tags: EU, Migracija


The Safe Country of Origin Concept and the Case of Roma Migrants
In September 2014 and October 2015, the German Bundesrat designated first Serbia, Macedonia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina, then Albania, Kosovo, and Montenegro as safe countries of origin. In September 2015, the European Commission proposed to establish a common EU list of safe countries of origin (SCO) mainly including countries in the Western Balkan region.


Temporal, Structural, and Conceptual Transformations of Migrations. Sketches from Bulgaria.
Transition can have many meanings. In the Bulgarian context, and generally in post-socialist contexts, Transition contains in itself the dialectic between a pleasure yet-to-come and the necessary painful path to it. The desired end in sight is often identified with utopian images of what constitutes liberal democracy as entwined in capitalist structures...

Human Rights of Roma Returnees in Serbia

The problem of readmission of people who sought asylum in the European Union during the 90's is not a unique one for Serbia. As in other republics of ex-Yugoslavia, a migration trend was caused by the armed conflict and socioeconomic circumstances created in war conditions.