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    Jessica Tervo

    Jessica Tervo holds a BA in Political Science from The University of Tampere, Finland with a focus on European Politics and Peace and Conflict Studies, and a MA in Political Theory from Pompeu Fabra University, with a focus on democracy, nationalism and multiculturalism. Her research interests include democracy, human rights, border security and forced migration. She is currently based in Barcelona.

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  • Migrants without protection = Humanitarian principles at risk

    Migrants without protection = Humanitarian principles at risk0

    In the last few years, tens of thousands of people have left their homes and crossed the Mediterranean Sea. The media is constantly publishing stories of drowning migrants and of the harsh conditions of detention centres in Southern Europe. At the same time, the attitude towards migration has hardened in many European countries. Countries like Italy, Austria and Hungary have shown that there is very little humanity left.

  • Escaping the Venezuelan nightmare

    Escaping the Venezuelan nightmare1

    Recent news from South America shows that there might be hope for Venezuelans fleeing their country as a response to the economic meltdown and political crisis. A joint agreement signed by eleven South American countries is a step towards dealing with the massive migration flow in the region. Millions of Venezuelans have fled their home country or are planning to do so. Sadly, this is only the beginning of a situation that could lead to a humanitarian crisis in Latin America.


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