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

Thursday, September 23, 2021

US halting use of horses in Texas border town after pictures stir outcry

horses in Texas border town

The US will no longer use horses to patrols the border town of Del Rio in the state of Texas amid a mass influx of predominantly Haitian refugees, the White House announced Thursday.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Dozens of migrants heading to Yemen thrown overboard, feared dead | Al Jazeera

Dozens of migrants heading to Yemen thrown overboard

The International Organization for Migration has said that at least 20 migrants and refugees are dead after smugglers threw 80 people overboard during a voyage from Djibouti in East Africa to Yemen.

Friday, January 22, 2021

UN says 12 murdered at al-Hol camp in Syria since start of year | Al Jazeera

al-Hol camp in Syria

Twelve people have been murdered at the overcrowded al-Hol camp for displaced people in northeastern Syria since the beginning of the year, according to United Nations figures.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

EU allocates full €6 billion to Turkey in deal aimed at stopping migrants heading to Europe — RT World News

EU allocates full €6 billion to Turkey

The European Union has allocated a multibillion-euro sum to Turkey to fund the welfare of refugees hosted by the country, after Ankara pledged to stop the flow of illegal migrants and refugees to Europe.

Saturday, November 28, 2020

UN says Sudan needs $150m to help Ethiopian refugees | Al Jazeera

Sudan has since hosted more than 43,000 Ethiopian refugees


Sudan needs $150m in aid to cope with the flood of Ethiopian refugees crossing its border from conflict-stricken Tigray, the United Nations refugee agency chief has said during a visit to a camp.

Friday, November 20, 2020

UN prepares for 200,000 refugees from Ethiopia conflict - RTÉ

200,000 refugees from Ethiopia conflict

Rebels from Ethiopia's Tigray region fired rockets at the capital of neighbouring Amhara region, Amhara authorities said, raising concern that a conflict between the insurgents and the central government could spill into a wider war.

Monday, September 28, 2020

Foreign aid workers on Lesbos probed for helping traffickers deliver migrants to Greece

Foreign aid workers on Lesbos probed for helping traffickers deliver migrants to Greece

Greek police have launched a criminal investigation into dozens of foreign aid workers on the island of Lesbos, who were allegedly in cahoots with human traffickers, delivering illegal migrants to Greece from Turkey.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

EU Commission Abandons Refugee Quotas in Bid to Appease Eastern States

EU Commission Abandons Refugee Quotas in Bid to Appease Eastern States

EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson said the body's view of those trafficked across the Mediterranean had changed from refugees to illegal immigrants, She said two-thirds of arrivals were expected to have their asylum claims rejected and be deported.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Ireland to take four(4!) unaccompanied minors from Moria camp

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Ireland is to take four(4!) unaccompanied minors left homeless following the fire which destroyed large parts of the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Protecting refugees in Europe: UNHCR calls for a ‘year of change’

refugees in Europe
After years of shifting policies and heated debate, UNHCR said that the ambitious but achievable recommendations would provide a common and workable asylum system within the EU through sustainable reform and revitalized financial support for host countries.

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.