Europe’s migration ‘crisis’ isn’t about numbers. It’s about prejudice

Refugees and migrants flee fire at the Moria camp on Lesbos in September. Successive fires made 12,000 inhabitants homeless (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Source: The Guardian

By Shada Islam, who  is a Brussels-based commentator on EU affairs. She runs New Horizons project, a strategy, analysis and advisory company 

Reforming the EU’s inhumane refugee policy also means confronting Orbán’s view of Europe as a superior, white Christian club.

Fortress Europe is being redesigned – but it is no easy task. European Union home affairs ministers on Thursday began the process of repairing the bloc’s broken migration policy, just weeks after the tragic devastation of the Moria refugee camp on Lesbos. Expect no quick changes, however. The 27 countries are deeply divided over proposals for a new “pact” on asylum and migration.

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