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

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Israël: la justice suspend un plan d'expulsion de milliers d'Africains

expulsion de milliers d'Africains
La Cour suprême israélienne a suspendu un plan gouvernemental prévoyant l'expulsion prochaine de milliers de migrants africains entrés illégalement dans le pays, selon la copie de l'arrêt rendu jeudi.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Italian elections could hinge on immigration, far-right backlash

More than 600,000 migrants, mostly from Africa, have reached Italian shores
With Italy's general elections scheduled for March 4, issues surrounding migration dominate, with political observers saying the vote could turn on public reaction to a series of gruesome events in the small central Italian town of Macerata.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Austria’s Kurz backs 4 Visegrad nations on migrant quotas

Austria’s Kurz backs 4 Visegrad nations on migrant quotas
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has said he agreed with the Visegrad group countries that a quota system for migrants was unworkable and on the need to strengthen external borders, AP reported.

Friday, January 26, 2018

At least 30 Africans drown off Yemen after boat capsized: IOM

At least 30 Africans drown off Yemen after boat capsized
At least 30 African refugees and migrants drowned off the coast of Yemen this week in a boat heading towards Djibouti operated by smugglers who are reported to have fired on passengers, the United Nations said Friday.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Avramopoulos: le refus de quotas de réfugiés dans l'UE est "inacceptable"

 pays de l'Est
Il est "inacceptable" que des pays de l'UE se refusent à participer à l'accueil de demandeurs d'asile pour soulager d'autres Etats membres comme la Grèce ou l'Italie, a déclaré le commissaire européen chargé des questions migratoires Dimitris Avramopoulos dans un entretien avec l'AFP.

Friday, January 19, 2018

EU’s Frontex expects illegal migration to Spain to rise further in 2018

migration to Spain to rise further in 2018
Europe’s border agency expects a further increase in arrivals of illegal migrants in Spain by sea this year, after numbers more than doubled in 2017.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

EU 'has east-west split' on migrant quotas

migrant quotas
EU leaders are bitterly divided over a quota scheme for housing migrants, as they begin a summit in Brussels.
Summit chairman Donald Tusk called mandatory EU-wide quotas "ineffective". He spoke of a split "between east and west" over asylum policy.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

European governments 'complicit in abuse of migrants'

abuse of migrants
Amnesty International has accused European governments of "complicity" in the detention under horrific conditions of migrants in Libya, especially through their assistance to the Libyan coastguard implicated in people trafficking.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Europe’s Muslim population to grow strongly, even if migration ends

Europe’s Muslim population to grow strongly
Muslims could make up over 11 percent of Europe’s population in the coming decades, compared with just under 5 percent currently, if legal migration levels are maintained, a report by a US-based think tank said Thursday.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

France wants UNSC meeting on Libya migrants

sanctions if Libyan authorities do not take action
France has called for a UN Security Council meeting on the treatment of migrants in Libya and will seek sanctions if Libyan authorities do not take action, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

EU migrant collaboration with Libya inhuman: UN rights chief

EU migrant collaboration with Libya inhuman
The UN Human Rights chief on Tuesday expressed dismay at the sharp increase in the number of migrants held in horrific conditions at detention facilities in Libya.

Friday, October 20, 2017

EU states to pump "sufficient" money to stem illegal migration: Tusk

 illegal migration from North Africa
Member states of the European Union (EU) will pump "sufficient" money into a trust fund to stem illegal migration from North Africa, European Council President Donald Tusk said  on Thursday.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Many young migrants crossing Med victims of abuse : UN

trying to migrate to Europe
More than three-quarters of children and young adults trying to migrate to Europe across the Mediterranean are victims of abuse on the dangerous journey, according to a UN report published today.

Friday, August 11, 2017

UN chief saddened by forced drownings of scores of African migrants

forced drownings of scores of African migrants
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was "heart-broken" on Thursday following reports that smugglers, taking Horn of Africa migrants to Yemen, forced the victims off boats into the sea, resulting in the drowning of more than 50 migrants.

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, August 1, 2017

Two NGOs refuse to sign Italy's "code of conduct" for migrant rescues

migrant rescues
Two humanitarian groups refused to sign a so-called code of conduct for maritime search-and-rescue NGOs drawn up by the Italian government, and this could have "consequences for the security of their vessels", the Italian Interior Ministry said Monday.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

German SPD Leader Schulz Warns of Repetition of 2015 Migration Wave

Migration Wave
Migration crisis could happen again at the scale of 2015, if Germany takes no necessary measures, chairman of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) and former President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz said on Sunday.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Defend Europe boat tries to block migrant rescues

Defend Europe
Far-right activists have set sail in a boat with plans to prevent the arrival of Europe-bound boats carrying refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, sparking criticism from an anti-racism monitor.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Over 4,000 migrants rescued in Central Mediterranean in 24 hours

Some 4,100 migrants have been rescued in the Central Mediterranean in the past 24 hours, raising the number of arrivals to Italy to 90,000 since the start of the year, according to rescue organizations on Thursday.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Nearly 50 immigrants feared drowned in Mediterranean Sea

Some 49 African immigrants are feared to have drowned following the rescue of three men from a dinghy 28 nautical miles north of the Island of Alboran in the Mediterranean Sea between Spain and Morocco, Spanish coastguard said.

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.