Talking Europe

Does the UN migration pact really 'consider illegal immigration a human right'?

As a majority of UN member states adopt a non-binding pact on migration, FRANCE 24's "Fact or Fake" segment looks at rumours that have been circulating online about the agreement. We focus on a Swedish website with close ties to far-right and anti-immigrant groups. In November, it published several false claims about the UN pact. Among them was a petition claiming the UN text would "consider illegal immigration to be a human right". We take a closer look.