Human Rights

Burden sharing, where art thou?

With winter approaching, the EU needs to up its game on refugee burden sharing

View from London: Peripheral but wary

The UK used its opt-out on refugee quotas, but crisis may have far-reaching consequences for its future

View from Berlin: Pushing for robustness

Germany prioritises solidarity on refugees – and isn't willing to wait for others to agree

View from Paris: Clarity, but little boldness

France tows the German line on refugees, but with elections looming seeks to balance openness and firmness

View from Warsaw: Kopacz treads a fine line

With society deeply divided over refugees, the ruling Civic Platform party is under pressure to defend ‘Polish interests’