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Boat Capsized near Libya, Dozens of Migrants Presumed Dead 15 Sep 2020

Boat Capsized near Libya, Dozens of Migrants Presumed Dead

The UN migration agency said Tuesday that a boat carrying migrants bound for Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya.

Migrants’ Campsite in Northern Paris Dismantled 29 Jul 2020

Migrants’ Campsite in Northern Paris Dismantled

French police dismantled on Wednesday a migrants’ campsite in Aubervilliers, northeast of Paris.

Six Migrants Died, Dozens Rescued Off Libya Coast; UN Reports 27 Jun 2020

Six Migrants Died, Dozens Rescued Off Libya Coast; UN Reports

A woman who gave birth at sea was among 93 migrants rescued off Libyan shores as they tried to reach Europe, but six others died along the way.

Refugees pact with EU needs update; Turkey says 10 Mar 2020

Refugees pact with EU needs update; Turkey says

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says a 2016 refugee deal between Turkey and the European Union (EU) needs to be updated.

Mexico deports 2,300 Honduran refugees 28 Jan 2020

Mexico deports 2,300 Honduran refugees

Mexican migration authorities say they have expelled 2,300 Honduran refugees who crossed over from Guatemala with a caravan heading to the US.

Migratory birds found dead in northern Iran 28 Jan 2020

Migratory birds found dead in northern Iran

An increasing number of migratory birds have been found dead in the Miankaleh peninsula in Mazandaran province, northern Iran.

Libyan Migrants Came Back Home in 2020: IOM 14 Jan 2020

Libyan Migrants Came Back Home in 2020: IOM

TEHRAN (Iran News) – The UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday that at least 953 migrants, among them 136 women and 85 children, have been returned to Libyan shores in the first two weeks of 2020 after trying to leave by sea. “Most were disembarked in Tripoli and all were taken to detention […]

Camps for migrants in Greece as ‘Prison’ 26 Nov 2019

Camps for migrants in Greece as ‘Prison’

Greece is poised to create “prison” island camps for migrants, said aid groups amid growing criticism of government plans to overhaul refugee reception centers on Aegean outposts facing Turkey. As the UN Refugee Agency’s top official, Filippo Grandi, prepared this week to fly to Lesbos, where almost 16,000 people are crammed into a single facility, […]

Only by regaining control can we solve the migration and refugee crisis 20 Dec 2017

Only by regaining control can we solve the migration and refugee crisis

At the height of the migration crisis which hit Europe in 2015, a photograph circulated in social media showing a lone policeman standing arms across trying to block a country-road near the Austrian border while hundreds of migrants passed by him on both sides of the road. For me this picture was paradigmatic of the […]