Moritz Baumgärtel


Moritz Baumgärtel is Assistant Professor at Utrecht University Law School and University College Roosevelt. His research concerns the human rights of vulnerable migrants in Europe. As a senior researcher of the ‘Cities of Refuge’ project, he currently focuses on the international legal obligations and policy initiatives of municipalities in the reception and integration of refugees.

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High Risk, High Reward: Taking the Question of Italy’s Involvement in Libyan ‘Pullback’ Policies to the European Court of Human Rights

The mere filing of a case is rarely a reason for legal commentary but in this particular case, it may well be. A few days ago, a broad-based coalition consisting of NGOs and scholars, led by the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) filed an application against Italy before the ECtHR with potentially far-reaching implications for European…

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