Showing posts with label forced relocation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label forced relocation. Show all posts

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Czech Republic should refuse to accept refugees under EU quotas : minister

The Czech Republic should no longer accept its share of refugees under quotas agreed by the European Union, even under the threat of financial penalties, the country’s interior minister Milan Chovanec has said in an interview with the Pravo newspaper.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Une démolition tourne mal en Israël: un policier et un villageois tués

La pratique israélienne controversée de démolition de villages bédouins dans le désert du Néguev a mal tourné mercredi avec la mort d'un policier et d'un Arabe israélien dans des circonstances différentes selon les versions.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Some Refugees Held in Australian Island Camps to Be Resettled in US

The United States has agreed to resettle an unspecified number of refugees languishing in Pacific island camps in a deal that is expected to inspire more asylum seekers to attempt to reach Australia by boat, officials said on Sunday.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Hungary Prime Minister to Continue Struggle on Migrant Quota System at EU Level

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban said he could not count on the Hungarian opposition parties to amend the constitution in attempts to ban forced settlement of refugees, but would "continue the struggle" at the EU level, media reported on Friday.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

French towns protest plan to relocate Calais migrants

French villagers are protesting the arrival of migrants who are being dispersed around the country as the government shuts down the slum-like camp in Calais that has become a flashpoint in Europe's migrant crisis.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

EU refugee relocation scheme unlikely to complete as planned

The European Union (EU) looks unlikely to be able to complete its plan to relocate 160,000 refugees from Greece and Italy by September 2017, as figures released on Wednesday show that only 5,651 refugees have been relocated by far.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Merkel: EU cannot close doors to Muslim refugees

Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed Tuesday that EU member states should provide shelter for refugees fleeing terror and civil war, irrespective of their religion or faith.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Hungary vows to build a second fence to protect its borders from migrants

The Hungarian prime minister said Friday that his country is to build a stronger fence along its southern frontier in the event that the migration pact between Turkey and the European Union fails.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Tibet vows to lift 690,000 from poverty by 2020

The government of the Tibet Autonomous Region said it will lift 690,000 people out of poverty by 2020, an ambitious plan that aims to end poverty in the region.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Italy's North rebels as migrant arrivals top 50,000

Italy's wealthy North vowed Sunday that it would refuse to accommodate any more migrants as thousands more were rescued in the Mediterranean by a multinational flotilla of ships.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

UN human rights expert: Israel must abandon plans to relocate West Bank Bedouins

United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur, Makarim Wibisono, today repeated his call for the Israeli occupation to abandon its plans for the forced relocation of Palestinian Bedouins in the West Bank.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.