Showing posts with label migrants. Show all posts
Showing posts with label migrants. Show all posts

Monday, March 6, 2023

Britain prepares to present new bill to curb migrant boat arrivals

migrant boat arrivals britain

Britain's Conservative government is expected to present on Tuesday a new bill providing for the detention and swift deportation of asylum seekers who illegally enter the country via small boats, according to media reports.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

France Spends Twice As Much On Ukrainian Refugees As On Other Migrants

 France's authorities have spent a total of 634 million Euros ($673 million) on refugees from Ukraine, which is twice as much as is allocated for assistance to asylum seekers traditionally coming from other countries, the French Chamber of Accounts said on Tuesday.

Monday, February 27, 2023

Death Toll From Migrant Boat Shipwreck Off Italy Rises To 63

The death toll from a shipwreck off the southern Italian coast has climbed to 63 on Monday after more bodies of migrants were found, La Repubblica daily reported.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

EU Parliaments Largest Faction Proposes Building Walls On External Borders

EU Parliaments Largest Faction Proposes Building Walls On External Borders

The European People's Party, the largest group in the European Parliament, proposed on Wednesday building walls on the bloc's external borders to ease the burden of unregulated immigration.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Ukrainian Women In Israel Complain Of Sexual, Labor Exploitation - Reports

Ukrainian women who fled to Israel last year to escape the conflict in their home country have complained of being subjected to sexual and other forms of exploitation and abuse, Israeli media reported.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

NGO Slams EU For Attempt To Suspend Own Asylum Procedures To Curb Migration

NGO Slams EU For Attempt To Suspend Own Asylum Procedures To Curb Migration

The European Union's intention to partly suspend its asylum seeking procedures is dangerous to the very roots of European migration system and can cause more migration-related issues, international non-governmental organization Oxfam said on Wednesday.

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Texas to send armored military vehicles to Mexico border to ‘repel’ migrants

Mexico border to ‘repel’ migrants

Texas will deploy military armored personnel carriers along its border with Mexico as part of a plan to “repel” undocumented migrants trying to enter the United States, authorities said Monday.

Friday, November 18, 2022

France refuses to take in scores of asylum-seekers rescued in the Mediterranean

Ocean Viking NGO

Most of the adult migrants rescued by the Ocean Viking NGO in the Mediterranean have been denied entry into France, which allowed the vessel to disembark after Italy blocked access to its ports, the interior ministry said Friday.

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Thursday, November 10, 2022

France to allow Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship to dock, canceled accord to take 3,500 immigrants from Italy

Ocean Viking

France has canceled plans to take 3,500 immigrants turned away by Italy, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said on Thursday. However, Paris will allow more than 200 migrants stuck on a boat in Italian waters to dock in the country.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Italy’s stance on migrant ship ‘unacceptable’ – Paris

Ocean Viking, a vessel operated by SOS Mediterranee

Italy has breached EU norms by refusing to allow a charity-run rescue ship with more than 200 migrants on board to dock in its ports, the French government has said. After being turned away by Italy, the vessel requested permission to offload the migrants in France.

Friday, November 4, 2022

Germany urges Italy to help migrants stranded onboard NGO boats

SOS Humanity

Germany has urged Italy to help migrants who have been onboard a German-flagged NGO boat for more than a week, saying charity vessels operating in the Mediterranean play an important role in saving lives at sea.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

UK home secretary slammed for asylum seeker ‘invasion’ remarks

migrants and refugees in small boats across the English Channel

Home Secretary Suella Braverman has come under heavy criticism for describing the arrival of asylum seekers on the United Kingdom’s southern coast as an “invasion”, with lawmakers from across the political spectrum and non-governmental organisations denouncing her choice of language as “inflammatory” and “heinous”.

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Spain: Melilla Migrant Rush An Attack On "Territorial Integrity". Morocco says 18 Migrants died



 1. NGOs denounce: at least 27 dead in the assault on Melilla.
At least 27 and not 18, as officially announced, would be the migrants who died yesterday in the crowd trying to enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...