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# migrant-crisis - This year 2022

More than a thousand migrants arrive in Italy within hours, hundreds more rescued off the coast
# Italy
# Italy

More than a thousand migrants arrive in Italy within hours, hundreds more rescued off the coast

Jul 24th 2022, 6:48 PM 24,021 Views 18 Comments

Between 1 January and 22 July, 34,000 people arrived in Italy by sea.

Authorities face 'difficult process' to identify victims in Texas lorry trailer deaths
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Authorities face 'difficult process' to identify victims in Texas lorry trailer deaths

Updated Jun 29th 2022, 4:34 PM 12,324 Views 7 Comments

Dozens of bodies were discovered in a truck on the outskirts of San Antonio on the US/Mexico border on Monday.

UK says it is ‘pushing ahead’ with Rwanda migrant plan
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

UK says it is ‘pushing ahead’ with Rwanda migrant plan

May 18th 2022, 5:24 PM 11,150 Views 34 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel discussed progress on the agreement in a meeting with Rwandan foreign minister Vincent Biruta.

DUP's Sammy Wilson voices support for UK plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda
# Migrant Crossings
# Migrant Crossings

DUP's Sammy Wilson voices support for UK plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda

Updated Apr 19th 2022, 6:28 PM 27,565 Views 49 Comments

Potential asylum seekers arriving across the English Channel on small boats could be sent to Rwanda for processing.

# migrant-crisis - Last year 2021

France offers to restart migrant talks if the British get ‘serious’
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

France offers to restart migrant talks if the British get ‘serious’

Nov 29th 2021, 9:30 PM 13,190 Views 21 Comments

Interior minister Gerald Darmanin said negotiations can resume ‘very quickly’ if the UK ends the ‘double speak’.

Johnson has 'no regrets' after French fury over migrant plan letter published on Twitter
# Channel Tragedy
# Channel Tragedy

Johnson has 'no regrets' after French fury over migrant plan letter published on Twitter

Updated Nov 26th 2021, 5:32 PM 66,453 Views 66 Comments

Johnson last night asked France to take back all migrants who cross the Channel.

Poland says border crisis 'greatest' bid to destabilise Europe since Cold War
# Belarus
# Belarus

Poland says border crisis 'greatest' bid to destabilise Europe since Cold War

Nov 21st 2021, 12:24 PM 16,707 Views 16 Comments

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is visiting the Baltic states to discuss the conflict.

Hundreds of migrants arrive back in Iraq on flight from Belarus
# Belarus
# Belarus

Hundreds of migrants arrive back in Iraq on flight from Belarus

Nov 18th 2021, 7:20 PM 18,716 Views 13 Comments

Belarussian officials believe there’s still 7,000 migrants in the country.

Widely criticised trial of Irishman in Greece adjourned, moved to appeals court
# Sean Binder
# Sean Binder

Widely criticised trial of Irishman in Greece adjourned, moved to appeals court

Updated Nov 18th 2021, 2:16 PM 69,950 Views 0 Comments
  • Human rights organisations have accused Greece of attempting to criminalise aid work for migrants, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • A protest in Brussels this week called for authorities to drop the charges.
Belarus airline bans Iraqis, Syrians, Yemenis from incoming Turkey flights
# Belarus
# Belarus

Belarus airline bans Iraqis, Syrians, Yemenis from incoming Turkey flights

Updated Nov 12th 2021, 2:26 PM 20,080 Views 17 Comments

The EU believes it is “seeing progress” on the migrant crisis along the border between Belarus and Poland.

Belarus threatens to cut gas supplies to Europe if EU imposes new sanctions
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Belarus threatens to cut gas supplies to Europe if EU imposes new sanctions

Nov 11th 2021, 4:47 PM 17,146 Views 29 Comments

Pressure is building to address the plight of migrants who are stuck at the Belarus-Poland border in freezing weather.

US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions

Sep 23rd 2021, 4:19 PM 9,185 Views 12 Comments

Daniel Foote said that he was stepping down immediately ‘with deep disappointment and apologies to those seeking crucial changes’.

Tensions rise between Spain and Morocco over record number of migrants
# Migrants
# Migrants

Tensions rise between Spain and Morocco over record number of migrants

May 20th 2021, 12:55 PM 15,898 Views 12 Comments

The 8,000 migrants landed on the shores of the Spanish city of Ceuta on the North African Coast and many have since been returned to Morocco.

# migrant-crisis - All time

UK and France sign agreement to curb number of migrants crossing English Channel in boats
# Deal
# Deal

UK and France sign agreement to curb number of migrants crossing English Channel in boats

Nov 29th 2020, 7:19 AM 8,757 Views 0 Comments

The deal will see more police deployed in the route.

Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week

Sep 10th 2020, 10:58 AM 15,004 Views 28 Comments

The blaze means thousands more refugees are in need of emergency housing.

Opinion: The UK's moral panic over migrants isn’t being treated as a crisis, but as a political opportunity
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Opinion: The UK's moral panic over migrants isn’t being treated as a crisis, but as a political opportunity

Aug 17th 2020, 6:45 AM 21,724 Views 30 Comments

By conjuring the spectre of a national crisis, the right have created the ideal conditions for a reactionary power grab, writes Ash Sarkar.

More than 1,000 people arrive in UK in ten days after crossing English Channel in small boats
# Migrants
# Migrants

More than 1,000 people arrive in UK in ten days after crossing English Channel in small boats

Aug 15th 2020, 6:08 PM 49,868 Views 47 Comments

1,004 migrants were brought ashore by Border Force between 4 August and 13 August.

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'
# Border
# Border

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'

Updated Mar 5th 2020, 4:40 PM 38,565 Views 88 Comments

Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.

41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece
# Migration
# Migration

41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece

Nov 4th 2019, 10:53 PM 38,194 Views 14 Comments

The men and boys found in the truck were mostly in good condition.

Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London
# Container Tragedy
# Container Tragedy

Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London

Nov 4th 2019, 9:30 AM 14,546 Views 0 Comments

It follows a number of arrests in the UK over the incident last month.

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis
# Essex
# Essex

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis

Nov 3rd 2019, 10:00 PM 20,316 Views 0 Comments

The recent discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex has put the crisis back under the spotlight.

The Explainer: Why are people risking their lives to get to Europe?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why are people risking their lives to get to Europe?

Nov 1st 2019, 7:30 PM 12,040 Views 0 Comments

We look at the ‘push and pull’ factors and the deadly risks people are forced to take.

Twelve men found alive and 'in good health' in refrigerated truck in Belgium
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Twelve men found alive and 'in good health' in refrigerated truck in Belgium

Oct 30th 2019, 4:33 PM 25,208 Views 0 Comments

The driver called police when he suspected that there were people in his container.

Body of Iraqi man found off Belgium after he tried to swim the English Channel from France
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Body of Iraqi man found off Belgium after he tried to swim the English Channel from France

Aug 27th 2019, 8:46 AM 19,032 Views 72 Comments

The man was wearing a makeshift life jacket made of empty plastic bottles.

Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta after being turned back towards Europe
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta after being turned back towards Europe

Mar 28th 2019, 10:35 AM 26,980 Views 55 Comments

The tanker had been heading to Libya.

Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

Jan 9th 2019, 6:11 PM 23,864 Views 139 Comments

49 migrants stranded at sea for weeks arrived in Malta today following the deal.

This Young Scientist project aims to revolutionise education in refugee camps
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

This Young Scientist project aims to revolutionise education in refugee camps

Dec 29th 2018, 6:30 PM 8,145 Views 3 Comments

It consists of solar panels and a lead acid battery from an alarm or car, with a Raspberry Pi – a tiny and cheap computer – to provide processing power.

Cork activist arrested in Greece returns home to Ireland
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Cork activist arrested in Greece returns home to Ireland

Dec 17th 2018, 11:36 AM 21,553 Views 0 Comments

Sean Binder was arrested in Greece in August.

22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey

Oct 14th 2018, 11:55 AM 15,498 Views 12 Comments

The nationality of the migrants was not clear, although children are known to be among the dead.

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants

Sep 26th 2018, 7:35 AM 16,249 Views 39 Comments

25 people were on the boat, including the people traffickers who were Spanish nationals.

Ireland agrees to take in migrants from boat stranded off Italian coast for almost a week
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Ireland agrees to take in migrants from boat stranded off Italian coast for almost a week

Aug 26th 2018, 2:49 PM 48,310 Views 257 Comments

Italy refused to take in the migrants on Monday because there was no EU commitment to relocate them.

Italy threatens to pull EU funding over migrant boat crisis
# Diciotti
# Diciotti

Italy threatens to pull EU funding over migrant boat crisis

Aug 24th 2018, 12:37 PM 14,768 Views 56 Comments

The migrants have been blocked at the Sicilian port of Catania on the Diciotti vessel since Monday.

'Time is running out' - Varadkar joins EU leaders to talk Brexit and migration
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Time is running out' - Varadkar joins EU leaders to talk Brexit and migration

Jun 28th 2018, 6:52 AM 7,946 Views 36 Comments

Deep divisions are expected to surface over migration.

Young people's welcoming attitude towards refugees 'shows governments are out of touch'
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Young people's welcoming attitude towards refugees 'shows governments are out of touch'

Aug 28th 2017, 2:05 PM 13,812 Views 134 Comments

72.6% of people aged between 18 and 35 would welcome refugees into their countries, according to a World Economic Foundation survey.

The EU is to curb sales of rubber boats to Libya to stop them getting to smugglers
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

The EU is to curb sales of rubber boats to Libya to stop them getting to smugglers

Jul 17th 2017, 8:29 PM 11,107 Views 71 Comments

Sales of outboard motors will also be cut back.

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty

Jul 6th 2017, 7:42 AM 9,264 Views 47 Comments

Italy has recently threatened to close its ports to foreign ships in an effort to force the EU to react.

Italy threatens to close its ports to foreign ships that rescue migrants from the sea
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Italy threatens to close its ports to foreign ships that rescue migrants from the sea

Jun 29th 2017, 8:12 AM 19,469 Views 98 Comments

More than 10,000 people were pulled to safety between Sunday and Tuesday off Libya — including 5,000 on Monday alone.

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean

Jun 25th 2017, 2:16 PM 9,283 Views 67 Comments

The LÉ Eithne is now enroute to assist in another rescue operation.

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey
# Left With Nothing
# Left With Nothing

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey

Jun 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,202 Views 20 Comments

Dutch-Irish artist Annabel Konig spent a month in the migrant accommodation centres in Athens in early May.

Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain
# Overboard
# Overboard

Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain

May 30th 2017, 8:18 AM 11,720 Views 13 Comments

The 34 people were travelling on board a boat that caught fire.

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