Refugees with Attitudes

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Toleration and work bans

An endless loop of isolation and humiliation: Most refugees and migrants from a non-EU country are only granted a very precarious status under aliens law. The asylum applications are rejected. Afterwards, most of them live here with with a ‘toleration’.


For the right to freedom of movement

People from the rich industrialised nations move around the world as a matter of course. People from the global south, on the other hand, are denied this right.


What is the CFA franc ?

In 1945, as a colonial power, France introduced a currency in various African countries that was initially linked to the value of the French franc: the “CFA franc”, “Colonies Francaises d’Afrique” franc.