EU border police Frontex has long-claimed search and rescue is a crucial part of their operations at sea. New research reveals how Frontex has in fact worked to render its own rescue capabilities useless - at the expense of innocent lives.
Frontex cannot be reformed. It must be abolished. Instead, we must build a system that guarantees justice and safety for all.
In an unprecedented move, the European Parliament has called on Frontex, the EU’s border police force, to withdraw its demand for legal fees - and to refrain from doing it again in the future.
The EU border police, currently under multiple investigations, including for human rights violations, had initially claimed €23,700 – twice as much as what the court considers is justified.