Can Europe really take the moral high ground on refugees?

In a long piece published today the CNN questions current responses to refugees in Europe and challenge the moral high ground some EU leaders have claimed in responding to Donald Trump’s executive orders. Dr Nando Sigona told the CNN: “the key priority is reducing the flow without any consideration for the causes of migration. By closing down the routes they are making people even more vulnerable to danger and violence.”

In an op-ed published in The Conversation recently, Dr Sigona explained why Europe’s walls and fences are not that different from Trump’s.


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