Proposed EU military in Libya: our reaction

Our Director spoke to the Malta Independent on Sunday and shared our views on the proposed EU military action in Libya.

“Who will bear the responsibility for collateral damage? Yes, destroy the business as you would any other business model: eliminate the demand, kill the profitability. If refugees and other migrants can get to Europe safely and legally, smugglers will lose their monopoly. If you simply destroy their boats, they will simply adapt and come up with routes to Europe that could be far more dangerous than those we know of today.

Our main message therefore, as always when promoting a rights-based approach to policy-making, is to never lose sight of the human dimension,” Dr Falzon said.

The full article is available here.


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