Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: Belarus

  • LeaveNoOneBehind project: An app for the right to asylum

    LeaveNoOneBehind project: An app for the right to asylum

    The project “Claim Asylum EU” aims to help people seeking protection in the European Union. This is necessary because the border authorities at the EU’s external borders are breaking international law on a massive scale. In the 1951 Geneva Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, signatory states agreed to enshrine the fundamental right to […]

  • “Migrant smuggling” via Belarus: Europol wanted 455 internet accounts deleted

    “Migrant smuggling” via Belarus: Europol wanted 455 internet accounts deleted

    The Internet Referral Unit in The Hague also monitors social media for the purpose of prosecuting people who help refugees. However, the removal of content is not obligatory for providers. The EU police agency has reported at least 455 accounts on social media “promoting illegal immigration services from Belarus to Europe” to internet companies for […]

  • European Cyber Exercise: Digital Attacks from “Blue Land”

    European Cyber Exercise: Digital Attacks from “Blue Land”

    For five weeks, EU member states will simulate attacks on their critical infrastructures. For the first time, the threshold of an armed attack will be surpassed. The rehearsal includes the provision of assistance in accordance with EU treaties, and the NATO case of alliance could also be triggered. In the summer of 2017, Saudi Arabia […]

  • EU and NATO: Military, police, secret services against migration as “hybrid threat”

    EU and NATO: Military, police, secret services against migration as “hybrid threat”

    Since the Lisbon Treaty, the EU Commission and the Council intertwined internal and external security and thus closer cooperate with NATO. In 2015, a fighting word was created for this, which is being positioned against disinformation, cyber attacks and migration. Several thousand refugees have attempted to cross the Belarusian border with Lithuania and Poland in […]