Showing posts with label refugees. Show all posts
Showing posts with label refugees. Show all posts

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.

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.

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Romania Planning To Cut Financial Help To Unemployed Ukrainian Refugees

The Romanian government is planing to cut financial support provided to unemployed Ukrainian refugees in the country so as to encourage them to find a job, Romanian media reported on Saturday.

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.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Poland to charge Ukrainian refugees for housing

Poland to charge Ukrainian refugees for housing

Ukrainians who have fled to Poland, because of the ongoing conflict with Russia, will have to start paying for their housing and food next year, the government in Warsaw has announced.

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”.

Monday, October 17, 2022

UN ‘Distressed’ over 92 Stripped Refugees at Greece-Turkey Border

92 Stripped Refugees at Greece

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said it “is deeply distressed by the shocking reports and images” of 92 people found at the Greek borders from Turkish land border stripped of their clothes.

Friday, June 17, 2022

Global displacement hits record 89.3M in 2021: UN report -

Global displacement hits record 89.3M in 2021

The number of people forced to flee their homes reached 89.3 million by the end of 2021, a record high since records began, up 8 percent year on year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Thursday.

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, ...