The militarisation of the European borders: the daily terror in Morocco

No Borders Morocco

In this period, where thousands of people cross the Mediterranean Sea, the European Union and its member states continue to spend millions of euros to “secure” the borders and to prevent so-called “rogue migrants” from accessing the continent. As recent reports have revealed, the EU ministries and heads of state are planning a military intervention in the Mediterranean in order to destroy the boats of alleged “smugglers” with the help of the dynamic FRONTEX agency.

This war against migrants and lately the war against smugglers, who the EU points to as “responsible” for these tragedies, are part of the agenda of the European Union. The European Commission provides programmes for regional development and protection aimed at North Africa, West Africa and the Horn of Africa. (For a good overview of the EU border regime in Africa, see El Diario Desalambre). Regarding Morocco, the EU has…

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