Chris Jones

Journalist, researcher, editor and occasional translator based in London.

EP civil liberties committee against proposal to give Frontex powers to assist non-EU states with deportations

"The European Parliament's civil liberties committee (LIBE) has agreed its position for negotiations with the Council on the new Frontex Regulation, and amongst other things it hopes to deny the border agency the possibility of assisting non-EU states with deportations. The position agreed by the... Read more

NGOs, EU and international agencies sound the alarm over Frontex's respect for fundamental rights

"The Frontex Consultative Forum on Fundamental Rights has expressed "serious concerns about the effectiveness of Frontex's serious incident reporting mechanism," saying that it should be revised and that the border agency must "take additional measures to set up an effective system to monitor... Read more