Irregular migrants arriving at the EU’s sea borders may pose humanitarian challenges to Member States bordering the Mediterranean. However, the effects may be felt all across the EU. FRA’s latest report “EU solidarity and Frontex: fundamental rights challenges”, focuses on the fundamental rights challenges of handling irregular arrivals by sea.
Jean Kahn, a leading figure in the European Jewish community and the first chairman of FRA’s predecessor organisation, the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia, has died at the age of 84.
Nicolae Gheorghe, who has died at the age of 66, moved from being an assimilated Romanian to an avid Roma activist. He said of himself: “I was taught to be Romanian…I rediscovered my identity…I want to die as a human being.”
FRA has published a report underlining how legal incapacity can prevent people with disabilities from exercising choice and control over their lives, despite the promise of current international standards.
Crimes motivated by hatred and prejudice are a daily reality for too many people in the EU. This video highlights some of the issues that will be discussed during this year’s Fundamental Rights Conference.
The FRA presented today (8 July 2013) its 2012 Annual Report on the situation of fundamental rights in the EU to the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE).