Pushbacks at the EU Borders. Legal Litigation as Activism


This is the first edition of the webinar series “Resisting the normalization of Pushbacks”. We will discuss different cases of legal litigation against documented pushbacks all across Europe and explore the strategic importance of documentation and legal mitigation for stopping these inhumane practices.


A discussion with

Petra Leschatz, Push-Back Alarm Austria
Gianfranco Schiavone, Associazione per gli Studi Giuridici sull’Immigrazione (ASGI)


Monika Mokre, European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies (EIPCP)

16 March 2022
17:00 (CET)
online via Zoom
to register, click here

About the series:
The series is devoted to questions of pushbacks and the externalisation of the EU border regime. It consists of three webinars on this theme including the presentation of a new paper on the role of Austria in this field. The first two webinars will provide insights in the broader context of the topic and discuss strategies to deal with this situation from a leftist activist point of view.

Upcoming Webinars:
The Normalisation of Pushbacks, Wednesday, 30/3/2022
Austria and the Fortress Europe, Wednesday, 6/4/2022