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# migrant-crisis - Monday 12 December, 2016

'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece
# Asylum
# Asylum

'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece

Dec 12th 2016, 9:57 AM 16,346 Views 164 Comments

Zappone said she wants Ireland to take as many unaccompanied minors from the camps as we can.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany
# Burqa Ban
# Burqa Ban

'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany

Dec 6th 2016, 2:00 PM 18,838 Views 129 Comments

She underlined her support for a proposal by her interior minister to outlaw the full-face burqa Islamic veil in public places.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 25 November, 2016

Hundreds arrested after riot in Bulgaria's largest refugee camp
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Hundreds arrested after riot in Bulgaria's largest refugee camp

Nov 25th 2016, 9:35 AM 9,969 Views 85 Comments

Migrants were protesting a recently imposed ban on leaving the centre pending medical checks.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 13 November, 2016

FactCheck: How many refugees is Ireland taking in at the moment?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How many refugees is Ireland taking in at the moment?

Nov 13th 2016, 9:15 PM 50,672 Views 145 Comments

One FactCheck reader was curious about a claim made by Simon Harris last week, so we looked into it.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 7 November, 2016

Ireland is looking to take more refugee children from camps in Greece and Calais
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Ireland is looking to take more refugee children from camps in Greece and Calais

Nov 7th 2016, 6:00 AM 10,834 Views 34 Comments

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone says Ireland wants to offer “hope” to the unaccompanied children.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Almost 250 migrants, who were forced to sail at gunpoint, feared drowned in Mediterranean
# Libya
# Libya

Almost 250 migrants, who were forced to sail at gunpoint, feared drowned in Mediterranean

Nov 3rd 2016, 9:25 PM 19,794 Views 81 Comments

Many of those who sailed today from Libya are believed to have been forced to do so at gunpoint.

Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report
# Hotspot
# Hotspot

Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report

Nov 3rd 2016, 6:20 AM 12,460 Views 57 Comments

Amnesty International has released a new report claiming to offer testimonies of abuse and ill-treatment by Italian authorities which “may amount to torture”.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'Some flee immediately': Migrants pretending to be children to get into Ireland
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

'Some flee immediately': Migrants pretending to be children to get into Ireland

Oct 29th 2016, 9:30 PM 33,219 Views 114 Comments

So far this year, Tusla has received 97 referrals into its team for separated children seeking asylum.

'We will not tolerate other camps': Hollande hails 'Jungle' clear-out as a success
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

'We will not tolerate other camps': Hollande hails 'Jungle' clear-out as a success

Oct 29th 2016, 2:46 PM 12,588 Views 28 Comments

The French president said there were no incidents “from start to finish”, when police moved in to evacuate people from the camp.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 24 October, 2016

French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp
# Refugees
# Refugees

French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp

Oct 24th 2016, 7:33 AM 11,090 Views 28 Comments

Camp residents have begun arriving at designated spots to be bussed to French reception centres.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

A three-year-old girl and four other people have been found inside a shipping container in Wexford
# Rosslare
# Rosslare

A three-year-old girl and four other people have been found inside a shipping container in Wexford

Oct 18th 2016, 12:04 PM 27,340 Views 118 Comments

The migrants were found inside a unaccompanied container from Cherbourg on the Irish Ferries Oscar Wilde ship.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean

Oct 4th 2016, 10:01 PM 10,227 Views 88 Comments

They were taken aboard the LÉ Samuel Beckett, where they received food, water and medical treatment where required.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Hungary expected to reject refugee resettlement as PM accused of mobilising 'fear and hatred'
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Hungary expected to reject refugee resettlement as PM accused of mobilising 'fear and hatred'

Oct 2nd 2016, 8:39 AM 11,313 Views 68 Comments

Voters are being asked to approve the EU’s plan to deal with the migrant crisis.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea
# Humanitarian Crisis
# Humanitarian Crisis

42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea

Sep 21st 2016, 10:39 PM 12,365 Views 127 Comments

The vessel overturned off the port city of Rosetta in Egypt, police and health officials said.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Dialogue is the only way to deal with the irreligious hatred of Islamic State, says the Dalai Lama
# Daesh
# Daesh

Dialogue is the only way to deal with the irreligious hatred of Islamic State, says the Dalai Lama

Sep 13th 2016, 8:09 PM 11,351 Views 71 Comments

The Buddhist spiritual leader also said Europe should educate for the children of hundreds of thousands of refugees, mainly from the war-torn Middle East, to help them go home rebuild their countries.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Normal birth in dangerously abnormal conditions': Baby born on rescue vessel in international waters
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

'Normal birth in dangerously abnormal conditions': Baby born on rescue vessel in international waters

Sep 12th 2016, 10:01 PM 11,965 Views 37 Comments

The baby boy’s mother said she was having contractions for three days on a rubber boat.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 11 September, 2016

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 108 migrants in the Mediterranean
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 108 migrants in the Mediterranean

Sep 11th 2016, 4:00 PM 8,860 Views 65 Comments

Yesterday the Irish naval vessel oversaw the rescue of almost 2,000 migrants.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 10 September, 2016

LÉ James Joyce helps to rescue almost 2,000 migrants off the coast of Libya
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

LÉ James Joyce helps to rescue almost 2,000 migrants off the coast of Libya

Sep 10th 2016, 5:13 PM 10,569 Views 100 Comments

The rescue, which took place 40 nautical miles north-east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, (about 75 miles, or a third of the way to Malta) followed a request from the Italian Maritime Rescue Co-Ordination Centre.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 9 September, 2016

Refugees in Turkey are to be given debit cards by the EU
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Refugees in Turkey are to be given debit cards by the EU

Sep 9th 2016, 6:04 AM 17,484 Views 83 Comments

They did not give details of how much each card would be worth.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 5 September, 2016

Farmers and truckers blockading Calais in protest at migrant camp "The Jungle"
# Tractor Protest
# Tractor Protest

Farmers and truckers blockading Calais in protest at migrant camp "The Jungle"

Sep 5th 2016, 10:16 AM 18,937 Views 58 Comments

Around 70 trucks have begun a go-slow on the main motorway into the French port.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 4th 2016, 7:58 PM 9,268 Views 0 Comments

A murder investigation in Kildare, Mother Teresa’s sainthood and a stunning win for Tipperary had everyone talking…

Irish Naval Service crew to be given medals for assistance with migrant crisis
# Humanitarians
# Humanitarians

Irish Naval Service crew to be given medals for assistance with migrant crisis

Sep 4th 2016, 6:31 PM 13,656 Views 56 Comments

The Irish Naval Service has rescued over 11,500 migrants to date.

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party
# Local Election
# Local Election

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party

Sep 4th 2016, 5:20 PM 26,378 Views 163 Comments

The polls opened today, exactly a year after Angela Merkel decided to let tens of thousands of migrants into the country.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Refugee dies in German shelter after trying to set his wife on fire
# Ruedesheim
# Ruedesheim

Refugee dies in German shelter after trying to set his wife on fire

Sep 1st 2016, 2:18 PM 24,603 Views 120 Comments

The man was known to police.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 29 August, 2016

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 617 migrants in the Mediterranean
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 617 migrants in the Mediterranean

Aug 29th 2016, 7:45 PM 14,209 Views 147 Comments

In one case, it successfully located and rescued 165 migrants from wooden and rubber vessels off the coast of Libya.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Italy is hoping these new hard-hitting ads will scare migrants off crossing the sea
# Fair Warning
# Fair Warning

Italy is hoping these new hard-hitting ads will scare migrants off crossing the sea

Jul 30th 2016, 11:30 AM 18,272 Views 142 Comments

The campaign is targeting 15 African countries.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 22 July, 2016

Paris camp housing over 1,000 migrants dismantled by police
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Paris camp housing over 1,000 migrants dismantled by police

Jul 22nd 2016, 1:13 PM 16,379 Views 47 Comments

It is the 26th such operation this year.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Irish sailors have rescued 605 people and recovered 16 dead bodies
# The Mediterranean
# The Mediterranean

Irish sailors have rescued 605 people and recovered 16 dead bodies

Jul 21st 2016, 11:00 PM 9,249 Views 82 Comments

The LE James Joyce was today tasked to a metal barge crossing the sea.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 18 July, 2016

The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees

Jul 18th 2016, 10:43 AM 24,549 Views 151 Comments

Over 65 million people have fled their homes because of conflict, persecution and violence.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Tánaiste agrees to allow an extra 260 refugees resettle in Ireland
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Tánaiste agrees to allow an extra 260 refugees resettle in Ireland

Jul 6th 2016, 5:44 PM 22,369 Views 264 Comments

Some 273 asylum seekers have already arrived here from Lebanon.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws

Jun 30th 2016, 7:30 PM 29,870 Views 148 Comments

Police in Copenhagen took the money from two men and three women from Iran.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Remains of bodies from migrant boat that drowned 800 to be raised off Italy
# Italy
# Italy

Remains of bodies from migrant boat that drowned 800 to be raised off Italy

Jun 29th 2016, 10:41 PM 15,148 Views 21 Comments

Italian PM Matteo Renzi has vowed to give all the victims decent burials.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean
# LE Roisin
# LE Roisin

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean

Jun 16th 2016, 1:17 PM 8,112 Views 39 Comments

The bodies of two females were also recovered.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited

Jun 9th 2016, 7:01 PM 11,542 Views 11 Comments

Italian prosecutors are investigating the claims that it may be a case of mistaken identity.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 5 June, 2016

1 gorilla vs 1,000 refugees: 'The death of an animal is sad but the drowning of 1,000 people is sadder'
# Opinion
# Opinion

1 gorilla vs 1,000 refugees: 'The death of an animal is sad but the drowning of 1,000 people is sadder'

Jun 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 481 Views 158 Comments

The gorilla’s death received extensive media coverage worldwide; the deaths of the 1000 migrants, much less so, writes a dismayed Julien Mercille.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 29 May, 2016

As 40 children die in the Mediterranean, migrants are rescued crossing from France to England
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

As 40 children die in the Mediterranean, migrants are rescued crossing from France to England

May 29th 2016, 12:19 PM 17,962 Views 70 Comments

Up to 700 people are believed to have died crossing the Mediterranean this week.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 26 May, 2016

100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya

May 26th 2016, 8:00 PM 11,153 Views 51 Comments

Around 50 people have been resecued from the water.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Powerful video shows child fleeing war-torn England
# Lily's Journey
# Lily's Journey

Powerful video shows child fleeing war-torn England

May 10th 2016, 11:02 AM 22,857 Views 120 Comments

It is the sequel to a viral video from 2014.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 18 April, 2016

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean
# Crisis
# Crisis

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Apr 18th 2016, 9:46 PM 13,753 Views 94 Comments

Survivors said they were from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Refugees taken in by the Pope hail the pontiff as a "saviour"
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Refugees taken in by the Pope hail the pontiff as a "saviour"

Apr 17th 2016, 1:00 PM 13,160 Views 154 Comments

Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos yesterday.