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Frontex FAILURE. Drastic changes within the EU-agency

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The EU border agency has failed to protect the human rights of asylum seekers, according to a condemnatory European parliament report on the organisation. After a four-month investigation by MEPs the report’s author, Tineke Strik, told the Guardian, that Frontex “did not fulfil its human rights obligations and therefore did not address and therefore did not prevent future violations”.
Human Rights law obliges Frontex not to expose anyone to human rights abuse either directly or indirectly and to take necessary measures to protect people from prohibited ill-treatment.
Frontex Scrutiny Working Group welcomes the report and insists that there is no evidence of the Agency’s involvement in any violation of human rights. The Working Group was established in January to investigate Frontex’s involvement in fundamental rights violations.
Is it really a good idea to expand Frontex’s presence at and beyond the EU’s borders, and allow its operations to grow?
We ‘ll come back to this soon.

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