LOSING SCHENGEN: THE DETERIORATION OF THE EUROPEAN IDEA
As mass influxes of immigrants seek haven in European countries, free movement and the infamous Schengen agreement are threatened.
COLOGNE, GERMANY: MASS ATTACKS FUEL XENOPHOBIA
In Cologne, Germany the year 2015 ended with an incident of mass sexual assaults, highlighting a need for greater international focus on formulating a working plan for the migrant crisis in Europe. Amidst the New Year’s Eve festivities, hundreds of men gathered in Cologne’s main train station; the congregation soon escalated into a chaotic frenzy…
CRISIS IN THE HORN: WHY ERITREA’S POPULATION IS FLEEING
By Aisha Ali Staff Writer When a boat carrying over 700 refugees capsized off the coast of Italy last April, it sent the Western world into shock. Only three days earlier, another ship from Libya with 400 refugee passengers sunk as well. By the end of 2015, nearly 3,000 refugees had died en route to…