Tag Archives: Morocco

Maghreb’s Changing Politics of Migration

Political challenges and deep inequalities fuel the sharp rise in irregular migration from North Africa.

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Why Violence is Flaring at Europe’s Border Crossings

Although Spain is under international scrutiny for the increasing police violence, the government has proposed a controversial amendment to its immigration law that would apply exclusively at Ceuta and Melilla. The proposal aims to legitimize automatic returns of people trying to access the two cities irregularly and without the right documentation.

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Morocco, Algeria and the Cold War

The recent tension between Algeria and Morocco is nothing unusual and not the first of its kind. For more than three decades the Sahara issue, which dates back to 1975, has been a serious problem, a source of tension and deep political sensitivity between the two countries that are central to the Maghreb region.   However, the problem with this …

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