ON THE BALKAN ROUTE: PERNICIOUS EFFECTS OF E.U. ANTI-MIGRATION POLICIES

ON THE BALKAN ROUTE: PERNICIOUS EFFECTS OF E.U. ANTI-MIGRATION POLICIES

In 2015, over 800,000 people, most of them fleeing Syria, crossed the Aegean Sea on makeshift boats, leaving the Turkish coastline for Greek islands, then continuing to continental Greece, and finally, via the Balkan route, to Western Europe. Faced with the scale of these arrivals, two kinds of public policy were devised: the unilateral closure of borders and an agreement with Turkey. Based on the study of Belgrade informal camp, this analysis highlights the pernicious effects of those policies: the marginalization of part of the migrants and the development of circumventions practices that forced migrants to take more risks.

When women take part in the rebellion: the ex-fighters from Ivory Coast

When women take part in the rebellion: the ex-fighters from Ivory Coast

This article illustrates the complexity of women’s engagement in armed groups, through the example of women involved in the rebellion in Ivory Coast between 2002 and 2011. It provides an analysis of the trajectories of women enrolled in the conflict in Ivory Coast in various regions and during various periods of the rebellion. How were women involved in the conflict in Ivory Coast? What motives led them to become involved in the rebellion and, once they had become involved, what activities did they engage in? How might one compare their experience in the rebellion to that of men?

Quand les femmes s’engagent dans la rébellion : le cas des ex-combattantes ivoiriennes

Quand les femmes s’engagent dans la rébellion : le cas des ex-combattantes ivoiriennes

À travers l’exemple des femmes engagées dans la rébellion en Côte d’Ivoire entre 2002 et 2011, cet article illustre la complexité de l’engagement féminin dans les groupes armés. Il propose une analyse des trajectoires de femmes enrôlées dans le conflit ivoirien dans différentes régions et à différentes périodes de la rébellion. Quelle a été l’implication des femmes dans le conflit ivoirien ? Quelles logiques ont présidé à leur engagement et, une fois engagées, quelles ont été leurs activités ? Comment peut-on comparer leur engagement dans la rébellion à celui des hommes ?

Iraq: two Years after the Fall of Mosul

Iraq: two Years after the Fall of Mosul

IRAQ FROM THE GROUND Two years after the fall of Mosul   Introduction Chapter 1: The Militias and the State in Iraq Map 1: Competing Actors, Fragmented Territories: Iraq and Syria, June 2016 Chapter 2: After the Islamic State: the Case of Touzkhurmatu Map 2:...
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