Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Croatia

  • 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 […]

  • Equipment and training: Germany supports police build-up in Croatia

    Equipment and training: Germany supports police build-up in Croatia

    The Croatian police are known for their brutality and human rights violations at the country’s external borders, yet the German governments continues to train them. Number plate scanners, thermal imaging cameras and vehicles could be used for pushbacks in violation of international law. Croatia has been an official member of the European Union since 2013. […]

  • Secret aerial surveillance: What does an hour’s flight with a Frontex drone cost?

    Secret aerial surveillance: What does an hour’s flight with a Frontex drone cost?

    With a new regulation, the EU border agency has set up its own aerial surveillance with aircraft. With the arrival of drones, migration control with the „Multipurpose Aerial Surveillance“ has become much more effective, but presumably also more expensive. For more than a year, the EU border agency has stationed an Israeli Heron 1 long-range […]

  • Frontex has air superiority

    Frontex has air superiority

    With its aerial surveillance, from space and soon possibly from the stratosphere, the EU border agency is becoming a quasi-secret service Twice in the past six years, the EU has drastically expanded Frontex’s powers. In 2016, the agency was allowed to purchase its own equipment, and first began leasing its own aircraft. As a „Frontex […]