Evi-Med

Constructing an evidence base of contemporary Mediterranean migrations

Migrant crisis? The Italian hotspot approach is not a solution, but it has been politically effective

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Over the last few months the so-called migrant crisis in the Mediterranean has been described in terms of ‘chaos’. These or related terms have been used with particular regard to the situation in Greece, which – according to the official statistics – saw nearly one million sea arrivals between January 2015 and January 2016. The ‘chaos’, however, is not in the numbers.

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