FRA’s second bulletin on ‘The Russian war of aggression against Ukraine: the broad fundamental rights impact in the EU’ explores throughout the EU the wide array of issues countries need to address to ensure people’s fundamental rights are upheld, in the largest mass movement of people to the EU since World War 2. It also identifies good practices for other countries to follow.
The EU Temporary Protection Directive entitles those displaced to settle and integrate in the EU. It grants them the right to work and to access services, including healthcare and education. But there can be delays and difficulties informing displaced people about their rights.
Displaced people are also protected under the EU legislation addressing human trafficking, hate crime and rights of victims of crime.
The key fundamental rights issues identified in the bulletin include:
This bulletin covers the situation across the EU between 16 April and 31 July 2022.