An asylum-seeker at a holding centre in Rome (Photo: Sara Prestianni)

New deregulation will see EU states cherry-picking asylum law

The Czech presidency of the Council of the European Union is currently pushing fast for the adoption, before the end of 2022, of the so-called Instrumentalisation Regulation.

This legislative proposal initially dates from December 2021 and stems directly from a previous EU Commission proposal aiming at introducing a series of emergency measures to...

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Author Bio

Elena Bizzi is coordinator of the migration & asylum programme at EuroMed Rights, and works with several NGOs on the protection of migrants' and refugees' rights.