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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

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# women and war
'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'
A new report identifies that women and girls with disabilities are “a particularly at risk group for sexual violence” during humanitarian crises.
# migrant crisis
Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe
Turkey insists the money is “for migrants, not for Turkey”.
# better shelter
Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees
It can last up to three years, while current UN tents only last about six months due to harsh weather conditions.
# Border controls
France to EU: We need to wake up and defend ourselves against terrorists
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuv said Paris received no warnings about Abdelhamid Abaaoud.
# refugee crisis
Seven children among 14 drowned after boat sinks off Turkey
It comes as politicians from sixty nations, including Ireland, gather for a summit in Malta.
# samos
Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece
Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.
# bamberg
Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany
It’s the latest incident in a wave of violence against migrants and their supporters, in Germany.
# migrant crisis
Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean
The 25-year-old mother was making her way to Europe from Cameroon.
# dublin 7 says welcome
"Would we choose Isis or the regime? We want neither, we want a third choice..."
29-year-old Syrian Motasem Hajali has lived in Ireland since February 2014.
# refugee crisis
'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle
“You’re in France and within five or six steps you’re walking into a third world country.”
# Tragic
One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece
The boat began sinking during the night according to the Greek ministry of shipping.
# Der Migrant
This photographer's 'migrant chic' fashion shoot hasn't gone down very well
He has since taken it offline.
# migrant crisis
Body of baby boy found washed up on beach of Kos hotel
Authorities believe the child was part of a migrant family which tried to reach Kos in a dinghy.
# suspended
Channel Tunnel closed as migrants occupy complex
The cross-channel rail line has been a repeat target for migrants attempting to reach Britain.
# unknown
In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her
All that is known of the little girl is that she was seven, and that she died in search of a better future.
# cork to calais
Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated
People have donated over €80,000 and thousands of items.
# dismaland calais
Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters
After five weeks and 150,000 visitors, the artist’s take on Disneyland is no more.
# milo's appeal
This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees
Milo McCarthy has raised over €7,000 since starting the appeal.
# evil empire
North Korea is in no doubt who it blames for the refugees 'sweeping the whole of Europe'
North Korea, by contrast, is a “cradle of happy life”.
# refugee crisis
US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017
Meanwhile, at least 13 migrants including six children died off the coast of Turkey earlier today.
# Refugees
Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown
There has been widespread condemnation of Hungary in the wake of the police actions, and the introduction of tough new laws.
# Galway
These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours
There’s just one very small portable toilet.
# love thy neighbour
There's a Syrian refugee family living in the Vatican
They’ve been there since Pope Francis called on parishes to take in a family.
# Tragedy
Body of another drowned toddler washes up on beach in Turkey: report
The reported tragedy comes just weeks after images of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi shook the world.
# migrant crisis
Croatia closes borders after 'mayhem' of migrants breaking through police lines
The country experienced an influx of people after Hungary introduced tougher measures earlier this week.
# closed borders
'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia
Authorities in the country have said they expect an influx of over 20,000 people in the next two weeks.
# refugee crisis
Chaos as Hungarian police fire tear gas and water cannon at migrants
Tensions had been building for several hours after refugees were left at the fence without food, water or information.
# migrant crisis
Fine Gael councillor defends letter saying Syrian 3-year-old's family 'were not fleeing for their lives'
Darren Scully appeared on Today FM’s The Anton Savage Show this morning.
# good eggs
Google is doing its bit to help ease the migrant crisis today
The search behemoth has included something a little different on its main page this morning.
# borders closed
Migrant crisis latest: ANOTHER emergency summit has been hastily arranged
It comes as Hungary effectively closes its border with Serbia – trapping several hundred people on the Serbian side.
# aylan kurdi
Fine Gael councillor says drowned Syrian 3-year-old and family "were not fleeing for their lives"
Former mayor of Naas Darren Scully made the statement in a letter to the Sunday Times. Scully was forced to resign as mayor after being caught up in a racism row in 2011.
# refugee crisis
Hungarian police close main entry point for refugees
Austria has also said it will follow Germany’s example and temporarily reinstate border controls.
# Theft
Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar
It is estimated the collection box had up to €450 in it.
# Migration crisis
Refugees 'won't get to choose what country they go to'
“That doesn’t exist anywhere in the world.”
# Syria
'If somebody destroyed your house and raped half your family, what would you do?'
Irish citizen Ghandi Mallak says no Syrian wants to flee their county, they are forced to – and anyone in their position would probably do the same.
# refugee crisis
This Sky News report on a refugee crossing to Greece is causing a bit of a stir
Journalist Alex Crawford joined a group of people making the journey from Syria to Greece.
What will happen when the bed-pledgers are contacted to make good on their promise?
‘Is pledging a bed a true sign of solidarity or just an empty promise to ease first-world guilt?’ asks Brian O’Flynn.
# Hungary
Disturbing video shows fenced-in refugees fed sandwiches 'like animals in pen'
Women and children were caught in the chaotic scrum.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you support Ireland's plan to take in 4,000 refugees?
Details were announced this morning.
# A thousand welcomes
Confirmed: Ireland will take in 4,000 refugees
A special cabinet meeting was held this morning to discuss Ireland’s response to the crisis.