THE SITUATION OF TERRORISM
Viktor Marsai, research director of the Migration Research Institute, told Kossuth Radio’s “Question of the Day” program that the Islamic State continues its online recruitment and propaganda after the fall of the “Caliphate”, and that various local franchises from Africa to South Asia have been able to increase the number of their attacks.
NGO’S BLOCKING THE ISLAMISTS’ RESTRAINING FROM EUROPE
Extremist Islamist content has been found in the mobile phones of several migrants arriving from the Middle East and crossing Belarus to reach the European Union. The EU should take action against uncontrolled migration before the situation worsens further, Róbert Gönczi, junior researcher of the MRI, told Karc FM.
EPIDEMIC AND MIGRATION
Our researcher Sayfo Omar said on the morning show of the M1 TV channel that the economic difficulties caused by the coronavirus epidemic could lead to mass migration not only in Syria but also in other Mediterranean countries.
THE EU’S ONLY LEVERAGE AGAINST THE TALIBAN REGIME IS MONEY
Szabolcs Janik, deputy director of the Migration Research Institute, told Kossuth Radio that the European Union must soon formulate its attitude towards the new Taliban leadership in Afghanistan. If the EU wants to help the Afghans and avoid a repeat of the 2015 migration crisis, it must seek cooperation and continue to provide financial support. […]
THE MIGRANT CRISIS ON THE SOUTHERN BORDER OF THE UNITED STATES IS NOW IN ITS SEVENTH MONTH
Kristóf György Veres, our researcher, told Hír TV that there is currently no quick solution to the migration crisis at the southern border of the United States. If Biden does not take swift and decisive action, sooner or later the migration crisis on the southern border could turn into a disaster comparable to the withdrawal […]
DAVID SASSOLI WOULD REMAIN THE PRESIDENT OF THE EP DURING THE SECOND HALF OF THE TERM
It may depend on the upcoming elections in the member states, as well as on the affiliation of the new German chancellor if the socialist David Sassoli would remain the president of the EP. According to a previously accepted power-sharing agreement, the socialists in the EP are to hand over the presidency of the chamber […]
MIGRANTS AT THE SOUTHERN BOURDER
Viktor Marsai, the research director of MRI said during an interview with Radio Kossuth that with winter approaching illegal migrants stuck on the West Balkans will try more and more desperately to get into the EU.
A DANGEROUS UN DECISION
Decisions favouring asylum seekers that go against the original intentions of the Geneva Convention are not omnipresent yet. However, with a growing number of institutions cross-referencing each other, these often-absurd decision might reach critical mass after a while. Our researcher Márk Vargha was the guest of the evening show of the M1 TV channel.
CHILDREN’S BLOODY HANDS — CHILD SOLDIERS IN AFRICA
Spies, sentries, killing machines and sex slaves. Hordes of children are coerced to be soldiers and quasi-slaves in Africa. Our researcher’s Klaudia Tóth’s paper was published in the Mandiner journal.
MORE AND MORE MEMBER STATES OF THE EU DISCOVER THE IMPORTANCE OF A PHYSICAL BORDER FENCE
During recent years, the official standpoint of Brussels became more and more nuanced regarding illegal migration. However, the construction of physical barriers is still not supported openly. At the same time, the number of member-states constructing walls and fences on their borders increase almost every week. Szabolcs Janik, the deputy director of MRI was a […]
THE TALIBAN ARE TO ALLOW FOREIGNERS AND SOME AFGHANS TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY
The Taliban does not exercise power in a centralised way; they rather rely on local communities. Consequently, their policies are more in line with old Afghani practises than the ones introduced by the US-backed government. Our researcher, Omar Sayfo was a guest of Hír TV.
THE DECREASE OF THE NUMBER OF FRENCH TROOPS STATIONED IN THE SAHEL MAY STRENGHTEN JIHADISTS IN THE REGION
The decrease of the number of French troops stationed in the Sahel may strengthen jihadist groups in the regions. It is important to note that even with the current number of troops present, the French were not able to contain the spread of jihadism in the Sahel. Viktor Marsai, our research director was the guest […]
SHOULD A NEW WAVE OF MIGRANTS COME, GREECE WILL NOT BE THE ’GATEKEEPER’ OF EUROPE
If Turkey will not want to, or will not be able to stop migrants and asylum-seekers fleeing Afghanistan, then the situation at the south-eastern borders of the EU might turn dire during the autumn. Greece already announced that it will not be again the ‘gatekeeper’ of Europe like it was in 2015. The country also […]
MIGRATORY PRESSURES ARE INCREASING IN EUROPE
In Europe it is not only the right-wing parties anymore who want to pursue policies based on strict border control. In the EU it has become the part of mainstream political discourse that migration management must be built on two pillars. The first one is very strict enforcement on the border, the second one is […]
THE UK AND FRANCE SIGNED A PACT ON MIGRATION
According to an agreement between France and the UK, the latter will support French authorities with 54 million pounds to stop illegal immigrants from reaching England in small boats by crossing the Channel. Omar Sayfo was the guest of M1 TV.
PUTTING BRAKES ON MIGRATION CAN SLOW THE SPREAD OF GLOBAL PANDEMICS
During the past year it became obvious that travel-restrictions as well as strict enforcement at the borders can significantly slow the spread of global pandemics. Since the vaccination rate of irregular migrants are usually very low, they pose a public-health hazard to the host society. Our researcher, Kristóf György Veres was the guest of M1 […]
AFTER THE PANDEMIC, IRREGULAR MIGRATION MIGHT RE-EMERGE AS A MAJOR CHALLENGE FOR EUROPE
Irregular migrants pose a public-health hazard to the host society during a global pandemic. Consequently, the Hungarian government’s intention to not let irregular migrants into Europe for at least two years can be described as rational. Szabolcs Janik, deputy director of the Migration Research Institute was the guest of radio Karc FM.
CRISIS AT THE BORDER IN THE US
The Central American migration crisis can only be solved if the countries in the region band together to formulate and execute a common strategy on migration. Such a strategy needs to include strict and professional enforcement at the border, a fair and efficient asylum system, and finally the reintegration of deported migrants. Our researcher, Kristóf […]
THE GROWTH OF TERRORIST ORGANISATIONS IS DESTABILISING CERTAIN REGIONS IN AFRICA
Every time when a terrorist organisation like Boko Haram gets stronger the risk of mass migration increases. So far, hundreds of thousands of people were forced to flee their homes in the sub-Saharan region of Africa because of the threat from terrorist groups. These people usually stayed in their own country or region, but this […]
EUROPE’S LARGEST MOSQUE IS GOING TO BE BUILT IN STRASBOURG WITH TUSKISH SUPPORT
Omar Sayfo talked about the growing controversy surrounding the great mosque which is being built in Strasbourg using Turkish and French funds on radio Hit. The debate casts light on the diaspora politics of Turkey, which is making it harder for Turks to integrate in Western Europe.
A MASSIVE WAVE OF MIGRANTS IN ITALY
According to the latest numbers published by the UN, there is a 300% increase in the number of migrants arriving to Italy from North-Africa compared to the previous year. Compared to June 2020, the increase is 400%. Our researcher, Márk Vargha was the guest of M1 TV.
QUICK ANALYSIS 11/2021: ANTISEMITIC ATROCITIES IN WESTERN EUROPE AND THE RECENT GAZA CONFLICT
Following the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in May 2021 a wave of anti-Semitic attacks was recorded in Western Europe. The analysis of László Bernát Veszprémy maps out the connections between the conflict in the Middle-East, and the atrocities in Western Europe. It also looks into the possible connections between anti-Semitic atrocities and immigration from the Middle-East.
THE RESULTS OF THE EU-TURKISH PACT
It is an obvious fact that the EU-Turkish migration pact has significantly reduced the number of asylum seekers who decided to continue their journey from Turkey to the EU. Subsequently the migratory pressure on Greece and the EU has been reduced. However, in order to achieve lasting results EU funding will have to be extended. […]