EU leaders cannot continue to let populism win on migration

EU leaders cannot continue to let populism win on migration

The world’s most vulnerable families are being vilified. More people than ever before are being forced to flee their home countries due to conflict, persecution and increasing climate disasters. But instead of being welcomed, they are being trapped in makeshift camps in subhuman conditions, while the EU far right attempts to add even more misery to their lives.

The worst refugee crisis on record is being used by politicians who are intent on deepening divides within communities and who sell a vision of a Europe that pulls up the drawbridge, closing itself off from the world beyond its immediate borders.

Boats continue to cross the Mediterranean Sea. People continue to risk their lives for one final chance at freedom from the worst possible horrors. There are now 20,000 refugees awaiting a decision on their fate in the Greek islands alone, with 10,000 in Lesvos, which has an official capacity of 3,500.

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