Showing posts with label smuggling. Show all posts
Showing posts with label smuggling. Show all posts

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Norway to Take 600 Migrants Evacuated to Rwanda From Libya

Migrants Evacuated to Rwanda From Libya
Norway says it will take 600 asylum-seekers recently evacuated to Rwanda from Libyan detention centers as the Scandinavian country wants to stop the sometimes deadly smuggling of migrants across the Mediterranean Sea.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

29 drown as smugglers push migrants into sea off Yemen: IOM

Smugglers forced 120 Somali and Ethiopian migrants into rough seas off Yemen
Smugglers forced 120 Somali and Ethiopian migrants into rough seas off Yemen, leaving 29 dead and 22 missing, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Wednesday.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Australia's controversial plan for "lifetime ban" on illegal asylum seekers may fail

The Australian government's controversial plan to hand down lifetime bans to all illegal asylum seekers seems set to fail, after crossbench Senators on Tuesday reaffirmed they would not support the bill in its current form.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Australia plans lifetime ban for illegal asylum seekers

Asylum seekers who use people smugglers to illegally come to Australia by boat will be given a lifetime ban from entering the country, under a government plan set to be put to Parliament next week.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Friday, February 12, 2016

EU set to restrict passport-free travel, documents say

DOCUMENTS seen by The Associated Presss that European Union countries are poised to restrict passport-free travel by invoking an emergency rule for two years due to the migration crisis.

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015

4 Syrian children die as boat sinks off Turkey

 Four Syrian children drowned off the coast of Turkey Friday when the flimsy boat carrying them to Greece capsized in bad weather, Turkish media reported.

Worsening weather off coast of Lesvos leads to tragedy for refugees and migrants trying to reach Greece

UN,  29 October 2015 – At least 15 people have died and some 38 others are missing in five incidents involving smuggler boats carrying hundreds of refugees and migrants by sea between Turkey and the Greek islands, according to the United Nations refugee agency.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Human Rights group alleges Australia paid people smugglers

Almost six months after the Australian government was accused of paying the crew of an asylum seeker boat to return its passengers to Indonesia, a London-based human rights group has taken out advertisements in Australian newspapers to underline the claims.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Europe's response to migrant crisis is not working, warns UN rights expert

UN, 25 August 2015 – The European Union should establish a human rights-based, coherent and comprehensive migration policy which makes mobility its central asset, a United Nations expert today advocated, assuring is the only way in which the EU can reclaim its border, effectively combat smuggling and empower migrants.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Attempt to smuggle Islamic artefacts to the United States foiled in Egypt's Damietta (Cairo)

Egypt's Antiquities and Tourism Police foiled an attempt to smuggle a collection of 135 artefacts that date back to the Mohamed Ali Pasha era before they left the country from Damietta port en route to the United States.