Media reactions

2020

April

Südkurier
("Mr Knaus, how much longer can Europe ignore an impending corona epidemic in Greece's refugee camps?")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
02 April 2020

March

Deutsche Welle
Interview with Gerald Knaus
31 March 2020
Journey Stories
("On the Greek islands Europe is betraying itself")
Podcast interview with Gerald Knaus
30 March 2020
Der Spiegel
("The fight against Corona: Evacuate the Greek Islands – Now!")
Op-ed by John Dalhuisen and Gerald Knaus
26 March 2020
Der Spiegel
Op-ed by John Dalhuisen and Gerald Knaus
26 March 2020
Süddeutsche Zeitung
("There are ideal conditions for a disaster in the refugee camps")
25 March 2020
Schwäbische
("Turkey again closes border with the EU")
25 March 2020
Tagesschau
("How the CDU is struggling with Merkel's legacy")
25 March 2020
Der Standard
("Refugee rescue from Greece: Negligent no")
25 March 2020
Tagesschau
("Tensions in the refugee camp on Lesbos")
Video interview with Gerald Knaus
25 March 2020
TRT World
TV interview with Alexandra Stiglmayer
23 March 2020
Der Standard
("Migration expert Knaus calls for urgent evacuation of island refugee camps")
22 March 2020
Die Zeit
("Greek border - Chance or disgrace?")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
18 March 2020
BR2
("Will Europe fail over the refugee issue?")
radio interview with Gerald Knaus
18 March 2020
Die Welt
("Architect of the EU-Turkey deal: "Even 10,000 more border guards will not help"")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
18 March 2020
Augsburger Allgemeine
("Refugee crisis between Turkey and EU apparently resolved")
18 March 2020
SWR2
("Border chess - Europe, Erdogan and the refugees")
Radio interview with Gerald Knaus
17 March 2020
WirtschaftsWoche
("Refugee deal with Turkey: The good money")
16 March 2020
Web.de
("Is Erdogan using Syrian refugees as pawns? The Turkish perspective")
16 March 2020
Népszava
("Border protection can be reconciled with human rights - Interview with Gerald Knaus on refugee issue")
14 March 2020
ORF2
("Report (news magazine): Tense situation at Greek-Turkish border")
Minute 22:07 - 30:50
10 March 2020
Frankfurter Rundschau
("Don't get used to injustice!")
10 March 2020
MRT
("Dnevnik 1 (daily news programme): Debate on migration crisis")
News report (minute 26:06 - 28:35)
09 March 2020
chrismon
("EU-Turkey-Deal before end. What now? Swaying fundamental rights")
Interview with Kristof Bender
09 March 2020
EurActiv
("Migration crisis in Europe: What next for the EU-Turkey agreement?")
09 March 2020
Islamische Zeitung
("The death of the Geneva refugee Convention")
09 March 2020
Ö1
("Borders closed: On the failures of EU refugee policy and how to deal with refugees")
Radio interview with Gerald Knaus
09 March 2020
Dagens ETC
("Orbán's refugee policy is winning in the Union")
09 March 2020
Barfuss
("Greek refugee drama: What is next?")
Interview with Kristof Bender
09 March 2020
Telma
("Dangerous times because of migration route towards West, solution is assistance for Syrian refugees in Turkey")
09 March 2020
Buitenhof
("New migrant crisis in Greece")
TV interview with Gerald Knaus
08 March 2020
ARD Europamagazin
("Greece: Fortress EU - Defending borders at all costs?")
TV interview with Gerald Knaus
08 March 2020
l'opinion
(""We need a new EU-Turkey agreement on migration as soon as possible"")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
08 March 2020
De Standaard
(""It's not about Turkey blackmailing Europe"")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
07 March 2020
Vijesti.ba
("European Commission described Bosnia and Herzegovina as a country and as a society that is far from the EU")
interview with Adnan Cerimagic
07 March 2020
MO*
("Gerald Knaus on the current migration crisis: 'The Turks have every reason to be angry'.")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
07 March 2020
Wyborcza
("Refugee crisis. "Transferring individual morality to a political level opens the door to populists"")
Interview with John Dalhuisen
07 March 2020
Die Welt
("The EU has been complacent about the migration pact with Turkey for too long")
06 March 2020
La Libre
("Europe has made a "strategic mistake" with regard to Turkey")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
06 March 2020
Weekendaviser
("If Erdogan could decide")
06 March 2020
Der Spiegel
("'Illner'-Talk about refugees and Erdogan: It's about human beings")
06 March 2020
NRC Handelsblad
(""There is no extortion of the EU by Turkey"")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
05 March 2020
TRT
("Expert: EU must renew migration agreement with Turkey")
05 March 2020
Il Foglio
("How many crises, my Europe")
05 March 2020
Passauer Neue Presse
("Migration expert: "We need a new agreement with Turkey"")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
05 March 2020
NRC Handelsblad
("Interview: 'There is no question of extortion of the EU by Turkey'")
05 March 2020
ZDF
("Erdogan and the refugees - blackmail or self-defence?")
Gerald Knaus in ZDF talkshow "Maybrit Illner"
05 March 2020
FM4
("We need an EU-Turkey deal 2.0")
Interview with Kristof Bender (18:47 - 18:52)
04 March 2020
Deutschlandfunk
("Europe's Refugee Policy: People between the Fronts")
Radio interview with Gerald Knaus
04 March 2020
Perspektif
("Expert calls for new migration agreement with Turkey")
04 March 2020
Het Laatste Nieuws
("More than 24,000 refugees gathering at the Turkish-Greek border")
04 March 2020
El Confidencial
("A geopolitical meme? The EU has no alternative to Turkey's blackmail")
04 March 2020
El Universal
("Europe is exposed to Erdogan's blackmail")
04 March 2020
Die Welt
(""If there is no agreement Germany will be the biggest loser"")
04 March 2020
Merkur
("Markus Lanz about the new refugee crisis: inventor of Turkey deal expects grave consequences for Germany")
04 March 2020
The Washington Post
03 March 2020
Der Standard
("Architect of the EU-Turkey Deal: "Currently there is massive breach of EU law"")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
03 March 2020
Le Monde
("by opening its border Turkey makes Europeans face their responsibilities")
03 March 2020
Islamische Zeitung
("What will become of refugee protection?")
03 March 2020
ZDF
("Markus Lanz 3 March 2020")
Gerald Knaus in ZDF talk show
03 March 2020
ZDF.heute
(""Trust today at zero"")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
03 March 2020
Radioeins RBB
("Turkey and Greece: Ugly pictures from the European external border")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
03 March 2020
Politiken
("The man behind the EU's agreement with Turkey: Even Trump must enviously look at our mistreatment of core values")
03 March 2020
Focus Online
("Interview with Gerald Knaus: 25,000 refugees at the border: architect of EU-Turkey deal sees solution only with Erdogan")
03 March 2020
CBC Radio
Radio interview with Gerald Knaus
02 March 2020
VRT Canvas
("Daily news show (To the point)")
02 March 2020
AD
(""Chaos at Greek border can only be countered with a new Turkey deal"")
02 March 2020
Puls 4 News
("Gerald Knaus: Without cooperation with Turkey impossible to contain irregular migration")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
02 March 2020
Ö1
("Ö1 morning news: Expert: "New Turkey-agreement necessary"")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
02 March 2020
ORF
("ZiB2 - migration researcher: "Also right-wing populists exploit the crisis"")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
02 March 2020
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
("Migration researcher Knaus: "Turkey needs more money"")
02 March 2020
Die Welt
(""If you let everyone in, populists will soon come to power"")
Interview with John Dalhuisen
02 March 2020
BBC World Service
Interview with Gerald Knaus (minute 6:20 - 12:48)
02 March 2020
NRC Handelsblad
("EU and Turkey: harsh against harsh")
02 March 2020
Al Jazeera
TV interview with Gerald Knaus
01 March 2020
ZDF
(""We need a German initiative"")
TV interview with Gerald Knaus
01 March 2020
Nieuwsuur
("Dutch news programme")
interview with Gerald Knaus in English - minute 14:28 - 18:20
01 March 2020
NOS
(""Turkey deal 2.0 needed to stop crisis at Greek-Turkish border"")
01 March 2020
ZDF.heute
("Migration expert Gerald Knaus - "refugee convention at stake"")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
01 March 2020

February

Deutschlandfunk
("Migration researcher on the situation on the Greek-Turkish border: The EU's silence "can still be corrected"")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
29 February 2020
SRF
("Refugee crisis in idlib - "We urgently need a peace conference"")
interview with Gerald Knaus
28 February 2020
Deutsche Welle
28 February 2020
Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland
(""EU-Turkey Statement the only alternative to chaos"")
Interview with Gerald Knaus
28 February 2020
Deutsche Welle
("The Day of 27/02/2020")
video interview with Gerald Knaus on asylum and migration policy (from minute 28:00)
27 February 2020
Falter
("Europe's dead end street")
video debate with Gerald Knaus
27 February 2020
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