Presentation and discussion „Strategic litigation against racial borders and pushbacks“

with Hanaa Hakiki und Delphine Rodrik from the ECCHR

11.06.2024 7pm at bum, Paul-Lincke-Ufer 21, 10999 Berlin

Hanaa and Delphine from the will discuss their work challenging pushbacks and related violence against people on the move at Europe’s external borders before international bodies. They will reflect on how the law, colonial continuities, and political discourse impacts the types of claims survivors of such border violence can raise, the many obstacles to accessing justice, and prevailing impunity for this practice. They will also discuss potential challenges and strategies for revealing and addressing these patterns at the European level.

The talk will take place at in Kreuzberg. You can get to the room via the entrance on the terrace; we will post directions in our story on Tuesday. Regarding the accessibility of the bUm: It is possible to get to the room without steps using a lift. However, we would need to know about this by Tuesday afternoon, just send us a dm or email. There are barrier-free toilets.