EU increases collaboration with authoritarian regimes to tackle migration

Cécile Barbière, Euractiv, 23 May 2018 - Europe’s struggle with migrants has led to an increase in funding for border control to authoritarian regimes such as Chad, Niger, Belarus, Libya and Sudan. EURACTIV.fr reports. [...]
A report by the Transnational Institute (TNI) and Stop Wapenhandel, a Dutch campaign against arms trading, points to the EU’s increasingly frequent collaboration with authoritarian regimes since 2005, and its acceleration in 2015 with the start of the migrant crisis. [...]