The Libyan litigation about the 2017 Memorandum of Understanding between Italy and Libya (2020, with Majd Achour)

Mustapha Akrim: Fragile, 2019 (“Liberty” in arabic), reinforced concrete and metal

Case-law on migration from the global South is referred to at most as news items even in academic texts. What is referred to is the outcome: Libyan court suspends MoU; Papua New Guinea court ends offshore detention. In this blog, we take the case law of Libyan courts about the 2017 MoU seriously as law, and not merely as news.

Majd Achour and Thomas Spijkerboer: The Libyan litigation about the 2017 Memorandum of Understanding between Italy and Libya, eumigrationlawblog.eu, 2 June 2020