Forced Migration Review issue 51 : Destination Europe
The Forced Migration Review is published by the Oxford University Refugee Study Center gathering several concise articles focusing on displaement issues. The issue n°51 (January 2016) focuses on the answer by Europe to the migratory crisis. FMR 51 includes 43 articles on ‘Destination: Europe’, plus five ‘general’ articles.
"Europe is experiencing the mass movements of displaced people in a way that it has largely been immune from for decades. The manifestations of the ‘migration crisis’ are as disparate as the building of fences to stop people crossing normally peaceful borders, the deaths of people transported by smugglers in unseaworthy boats, EU political leaders bickering over a Common European Asylum System and the numbers they will or will not allow into their respective countries, and contentious responses to the disaster that continues to unfold in Syria. Alongside this we also see an upsurge of grass-roots compassion, solidarity and assistance to those whose human suffering on a grand scale in and around Europe constitutes the reality behind the rhetoric."