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Italian authorities dismantle migrant camp leaving 200 people homeless

Immigration is a major issue in Europe since 2015 when the migrant numbers escalated due to conflicts in North Africa and the Middle East, with Syrian refugees representing the largest group.

published on : 13th November 2018

Young girls primary victims of humanitarian strife

Its research details 'forced marriage, kidnappings, violence, sexual abuse, slavery' and a huge lack in education opportunities.

published on : 24th September 2018

18 injured in German rival protests over migrants

Local police backed up by officers from across Germany, were out in force to keep both sides from clashing.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Lost at sea: 'Thousands' of dead migrants never identified

With thousands of migrants dying at sea every year across the globe, European and African governments are struggling to keep up with the deaths and identify the bodies.

published on : 30th August 2018

EU foreign policy chief urges European countries to take 'more responsibility' on migrant mission

Operation Sophia, a fleet of EU Naval ships, was launched in June 2015 following a series of deadly shipwrecks and has since picked up thousands of migrants floundering in the Mediterranean.

published on : 30th August 2018

Brazil reopens border with Venezuela after court ruling

According to the media, at least 100 Venezuelans were held up at the border following the ruling of a federal judge.

published on : 8th August 2018

The New Global Citizen is Seeking New Roots

As India cracks down on illegal migrants, a comparison with the Trump administration’s immigration policies is inevitable.

published on : 5th August 2018

More than 1,500 migrant deaths in Mediterranean this year: UNHCR

Around 60,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean since January, around half the number of people in the same period in 2017.

published on : 4th August 2018

NGO ship with 87 migrants stranded at sea as Italy ports closed

Many of them jumped into the sea when the rescuers arrived on Wednesday for fear of being taken back to Libya where migrants often suffer abuse, arbitrary detentions, extortion and violence.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Italian boat accused of breaking law by taking migrants to Libya

Local media reported that Italy's coastguard instructed an Italian offshore supply ship to coordinate the rescue operation with the Libyan authorities.

published on : 31st July 2018

Spain denies 'mass' migration, says Europe needs 'new blood'

Close to 21,000 migrants have arrived in Spain by sea since the beginning of the year and 304 died in the attempt, the International Organization for Migration says.

published on : 30th July 2018

Spain rescues nearly 1,000 migrants from the sea in two days 

Over 1,500 people have died so far this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea. Migration into Europe is down sharply from previous years but the topic has become very political.

published on : 28th July 2018

1,500 migrants have died in Mediterranean in 2018, Italy deadliest route-UN

In all, about 55,000 migrants have reached European shores so far this year, against more than double that number at this time last year, 111,753, the International Organization for Migration, said.

published on : 27th July 2018

Spain rescues nearly 500 migrants at sea in a single day 

The Spanish Maritime Safety Agency said on Twitter that it had picked up a total of 484 people in 30 makeshift vessels in the Strait of Gibraltar and Alboran Sea, which separate Spain from Morocco.

published on : 25th July 2018

European Union's migrant policy suffers blow as Italy, Libya reject proposals

This follows a fractious EU summit in June which agreed to set up "disembarkation platforms" outside the bloc to process migrants after Italy's new populist government said it was closing its port.

published on : 20th July 2018
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