No Refuge for the Refugee: Right-Wing Populism in the EU and the Denial of a Safe Haven

"Opening: Parliament fast-tracks vote on 120,000 refugee relocation plan" by European Parliament

Over the last few years, refugees have increasingly been met with hostility upon arrival in Europe. The upsurge of right-wing populism undoubtedly has been an important factor in this regard. According to Nora Achterbosch, right-wing populism poses an imminent threat to refugee law – as it jeopardizes the customary status of the principle of non-refoulement –, and should be dealt with in light of the threat that it poses.

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