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

Friday, November 25, 2022

UN urges EU to focus on safety of Mediterranean migrants -

The United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Thursday called on the European Union (EU) to put safety and solidarity at the heart of its action in the Mediterranean and along all other migratory routes.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Greece transfers around 500 migrants to a ferry after dramatic rescue operation

Greece’s coastguard on Thursday said nearly 500 asylum seekers rescued in a dramatic operation this week off the island of Crete had been temporarily transferred to a ferry for processing.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

France to allow Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship to dock, will welcome about a third, Germany another third and the rest EU.

France has said it will allow the Ocean Viking rescue ship carrying more than 200 migrants and refugees rescued in the Mediterranean to dock at the southern port of Toulon, following tense exchanges with Italy over the vessel’s fate.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

France denounced as “unacceptable” Italy's refusal to take in a migrant ship

France denounced as “unacceptable” Italy's refusal to take in a migrant ship, as the two countries wrangled over which should accept a vessel with 234 people aboard.

Monday, November 7, 2022

Rescue charity to take Italy to court over migrant boats standoff

German charity SOS Humanity says it will go to court to try to overturn efforts by Italy’s new right-wing government to prevent some of the people the nonprofit group had saved from the sea from stepping onto land.

Sunday, November 6, 2022

German Rescue Ship Enters Sicilian Port, Disembarks Minors


Italy allowed a humanitarian rescue ship carrying 179 migrants to enter a Sicilian port and begin disembarking minors early Sunday, while refusing to respond to requests for safe harbor from three other ships carrying 900 more people in nearby waters.

Friday, November 4, 2022

Uproar in French Parliament Following 'Back To Africa' Outburst

A French parliament session was thrown into turmoil Thursday after a far-right MP was accused of yelling "back to Africa" to a black colleague posing a question on migrant arrivals to the government.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Dozens missing after refugee boat sinks off Greek islands

Greek authorities have launched a search and rescue operation for dozens of refugees who are missing after a boat they were travelling on from Turkey overturned and sank in rough weather.

Friday, October 21, 2022

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Greek Police Find 92 Naked Migrants at Border with Turkey

Greek police have rescued a group of 92 illegal migrants who were discovered naked, and some with injuries, close to its northern border with Turkey, police said Saturday.

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Number Of Deaths In Shipwreck Off Syrian Coast Reaches 88

The number of deaths from the crash of a ship with migrants off the coast of the Syrian province of Tartus has risen to 88, the Syrian Health Ministry said on Saturday.

Friday, September 23, 2022

The death toll from the sinking of a ship off the Syrian coast rises to 73

The number of victims of the sinking of a boat off Tartous coast has reached 73 in a death toll that is not final, while 20 survivors are being treated at al-Basel Hospital.

Six missing after migrant boat sinks off Greek island

Six people were missing after an inflatable boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off the island of Leros in the Aegean Sea, Greece's Coast Guard said on Thursday.

Saturday, September 3, 2022

Eight dead, 37 rescued after attempt to cross Rio Grande to US

At least eight people were found dead in the Rio Grande after dozens attempted a hazardous crossing to enter the United State from Mexico near Eagle Pass, Texas, officials said.

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Greece Says Turkey Trying To Take Advantage Of Migration Issue With Evros Incident

(Sputnik - 17th August, 2022) Turkey is trying to take advantage of the migration issue, as well as raise the border issue, the Greek foreign ministry said on Wednesday, commenting on the recent incident with migrants in the Greek region of Evros.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Council of Europe urges Spain to ensure humane border control policies with Morocco

The Council of Europe’s Human Rights Commission has called on Spain to ensure that humane border control measures are conducted which do not lead to rights violations after dozens of migrants died last month while trying to scale a border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla.

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Morocco says 18 migrants died trying to cross into Spanish territory - The Jerusalem Post

Morocco said 18 migrants died trying to cross into Spain's North African enclave of Melilla on Friday, after a violent two-hour skirmish between migrants and border officers that also led to scores of injuries

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Lebanon declares mourning for victims of capsized boat

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati has declared a national mourning day on Monday for the victims of a boat that capsized off Lebanon’s coast.

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Spanish MP Says Europe Must Accept White Ukrainian Refugees But Ban Muslims - Tasnim News Agency

(Tasnim) – Spanish lawmaker and leader of the right-wing Vox party Santiago Abascal said that his country should welcome Ukrainian refugees, but not Muslims.

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