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

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.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow prompt concern

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow
Rights groups and watchdogs have expressed concern over several countries' proposals to return asylum seekers to Greece as several European leaders call for refugee routes to be closed.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Italy's new gov't moving fast in speaking out against refugees, asylum seekers

Salvini has vowed to expel as many as 500,000 migrants from the country
Less than a week into the mandate of Italy's newest government, officials are already raising eyebrows for the hardline stance they are taking against refugees.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

End of Welcoming Culture: Germany Sets Up Centers for Asylum Seekers

Germany Sets Up Centers for Asylum Seekers
The welcoming culture of Germany, which came about in 2015, when its citizens applauded the arrival of trains filled with migrants and asylum seekers, vanished as the new government announced plans to accelerate the processing of asylum applications and establish holding centers to ensure consistent deportations.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

Rules of Engagement: At least 30 injured in Gaza-Israel border protests

At least 30 injured in Gaza-Israel border protests
Israeli troops have shot and wounded at least 30 Palestinians during a large protest on the Gaza-Israel border in which demonstrators hurled stones and burned tyres near the frontier fence, Palestinian medics said.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Merkel in favor of extending German border controls

Merkel in favor of extending German border controls
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) has spoken out in favor of extending German border controls on Tuesday, supporting a call to maintain such measures adopted by Interior Minister and CSU leader Horst Seehofer.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Pakistan not to expel Afghan refugees, says minister

Pakistan not to expel Afghan refugees
Pakistan will not force some 2 million Afghan refugees in the country to leave but encourages voluntary repatriation, a Pakistani cabinet minister said Monday, as the legal stay of around 1.4 million registered refugees in Pakistan will end on March 31.

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.