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Europe’s ‘Other’ Refugees: Denying asylum to the continent’s most persecuted minority

Europe’s ‘Other’ Refugees: Denying asylum to the continent’s most persecuted minority
John Trajer

John Trajer

Policy Researcher at Politheor
John Trajer holds a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Oxford, and is currently working at a Brussels-based NGO while completing his MA in European Studies. His research focuses on the relationship between different forms of citizenship and mobility in Europe, with a special interest in the migration patterns of Roma EU and non-EU citizens.
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The ‘safe countries of origin’ concept has been a controversial feature of the EU common asylum system since its adoption under the Asylum Procedures Directive in 2005. The practice of using accelerated procedures to assess claims from ‘safe’ countries has generated several legal debates, recently coming under renewed scrutiny from the International Federation of Human […]

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