The unknown violence at the EU borders

Of: Zozan Palonen Uzun

Migrants are subjected to illegal pushbacks in the EU by border police, which is a violation of human rights. The book The Black Book of Pushback highlights how people fleeing EU borders are exposed to systematic violence. The book has documented over 12 cases where people are affected by illegal pushbacks where the majority have been subjected to various types of violence.

June 24, 2021, News

Sweden extends development cooperation with Colombia - no focus on the drug problem

The Colombian government signed a peace agreement with the guerrilla group FARC in 2016, but violence and drug production have not decreased. Photo: Presidencia El Salvador, Flickr.

Of: Jennie Aradszky

Colombia has extensive problems with violence and organized crime, largely linked to international drug trafficking. The outside world is a direct contributor to these problems and in Sweden it is currently being debated whether bans are an effective drug policy. The Swedish government has extended its development cooperation with Colombia, but the serious threat posed by the illegal drug market is not mentioned in the strategy.

May 28, 2021, Analysis

Violence against children is increasing due to climate change

Children are the most vulnerable group to the effects of climate change. Photo: Bioversity International \ T. Wolday, Flickr

Of: Louise Marklund

Children are the most vulnerable and vulnerable group to the effects of climate change. Violence against children also seems to increase in step with climate change, according to a new report from the Children's Fund.

March 31, 2021, News

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