Posts Tagged ‘Latvia’

  1. Is there so little room for refugees in Latvia?


    September 22, 2015 by AK

    To follow up on Commissioner Muižnieks’ statements, let’s focus on the EU and imagine it were a super-state settling refugees based on the availability of land, without regard to their wishes and to those of the natives. A natural approach would be to examine the table of population density and land area from the bottom up. Sweden …
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  2. Council of Europe Commissioner Muižnieks on immigration


    September 21, 2015 by AK

    Nils Muižnieks is the Council of Europe Commissioner of Human Rights. (The CoE is not a EU body; it includes all states at least partly located in Europe, except Belarus.) He has written extensively on Europe’s obligation to accommodate refugees from wars and conflicts, including the Syrian civil war most recently. To quote his June …
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