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#Migrants

# migrants - Friday 23 September, 2022

At least 73 people dead as boat sinks off Syria's coast after leaving Lebanon
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

At least 73 people dead as boat sinks off Syria's coast after leaving Lebanon

Fri 3:24 PM 5,454 Views 4 Comments

This is the deadliest such shipwreck from Lebanon in recent years.

# migrants - Friday 16 September, 2022

Florida governor flies migrants to wealthy Martha's Vineyard
# Martha's Vineyard
# Martha's Vineyard

Florida governor flies migrants to wealthy Martha's Vineyard

Sep 16th 2022, 7:47 AM 34,695 Views 50 Comments

President Joe Biden slammed the move, saying Republicans are ‘playing politics with human beings’.

# migrants - Sunday 24 July, 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 23,995 Views 18 Comments

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

# migrants - Saturday 2 July, 2022

British and French police arrest 15 people in connection to English Channel migrant deaths
# English Channel
# English Channel

British and French police arrest 15 people in connection to English Channel migrant deaths

Jul 2nd 2022, 7:31 PM 11,899 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-seven people died when the boat they were in sank off the coast of Calais in November.

# migrants - Friday 1 July, 2022

Migrants recount their journeys to US following Texas truck deaths
# SAN ANTONIO
# SAN ANTONIO

Migrants recount their journeys to US following Texas truck deaths

Jul 1st 2022, 8:27 AM 10,007 Views 2 Comments

53 migrants died this week after the trailer they were in was abandoned in Texas.

# migrants - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Undocumented migrants need government schemes to gain access to services, says ESRI
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

Undocumented migrants need government schemes to gain access to services, says ESRI

May 24th 2022, 7:30 AM 10,055 Views 9 Comments

‘In cases where a migrant’s residence becomes undocumented, care should be taken to ensure they are not afraid to access basic services.’

# migrants - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Sicily judge to weigh trial of migrant rescue NGOs
# Migrants
# Migrants

Sicily judge to weigh trial of migrant rescue NGOs

May 21st 2022, 12:27 PM 15,735 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-one suspects, including crew members of Doctors Without Borders, are accused of “aiding and abetting unauthorised entry into Italy”.

# migrants - Monday 2 May, 2022

Charities say Rwanda plan not deterring ‘desperate’ migrants crossing Channel to UK
# Refugees
# Refugees

Charities say Rwanda plan not deterring ‘desperate’ migrants crossing Channel to UK

May 2nd 2022, 5:25 PM 9,474 Views 2 Comments

Small boat journeys from France to the UK began again on Sunday after a break of more than a week.

# migrants - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Bodies of 17 migrants found off Tunisia coast
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

Bodies of 17 migrants found off Tunisia coast

Mar 19th 2022, 5:58 PM 13,962 Views 12 Comments

Tunisia is a key departure point for migrants seeking to reach European shores.

# migrants - Thursday 3 March, 2022

Four migrants die of 'cold and hunger' in Tunisia
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Four migrants die of 'cold and hunger' in Tunisia

Mar 3rd 2022, 2:34 PM 10,638 Views 13 Comments

Nearly 2,000 migrants went missing or drowned last year in the Mediterranean.

# migrants - Sunday 26 December, 2021

Bodies of 28 migrants found on Libyan coast
# Migration
# Migration

Bodies of 28 migrants found on Libyan coast

Dec 26th 2021, 6:00 PM 14,426 Views 4 Comments

Libya has become a key departure point for people from Africa and Asia attempting to migrate to Europe.

# migrants - Saturday 25 December, 2021

At least 30 dead in migrant boat sinkings along the coast of Greece
# Greece
# Greece

At least 30 dead in migrant boat sinkings along the coast of Greece

Dec 25th 2021, 10:07 AM 16,181 Views 9 Comments

The incidents have happened near the island of Paros.

# migrants - Friday 3 December, 2021

Undocumented migrants will be given pathway to citizenship under new scheme
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

Undocumented migrants will be given pathway to citizenship under new scheme

Dec 3rd 2021, 8:44 AM 34,270 Views 84 Comments

It will be open to those who don’t have a current permission to reside in Ireland.

# migrants - Thursday 2 December, 2021

France rejects joint Channel border patrols with UK in letter to Johnson
# Migrants
# Migrants

France rejects joint Channel border patrols with UK in letter to Johnson

Dec 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 14,599 Views 13 Comments

Johnson wrote a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron last week proposing joint patrols.

# migrants - Monday 29 November, 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 13,188 Views 21 Comments

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

# migrants - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Boris Johnson asks France to take back all migrants who crossed Channel
# English Channel
# English Channel

Boris Johnson asks France to take back all migrants who crossed Channel

Updated Nov 25th 2021, 10:40 PM 49,663 Views 53 Comments

Seven women, 17 men, and three minors died when the inflatable boat lost air and took on water off the northern port of Calais.

# migrants - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Macron and Johnson pledge action against 'lethal' sea crossings after Channel tragedy
# Channel Crossing
# Channel Crossing

Macron and Johnson pledge action against 'lethal' sea crossings after Channel tragedy

Updated Nov 24th 2021, 11:00 PM 36,135 Views 62 Comments

The death toll from the Channel crossing tragedy has been revised downward to 27 this evening, a French minister said.

Opinion: The suffering of migrants at the border with Belarus is a result of EU migration policy
# Belarus Border
# Belarus Border

Opinion: The suffering of migrants at the border with Belarus is a result of EU migration policy

Updated Nov 24th 2021, 9:10 AM 15,661 Views 53 Comments

Jim Clarken of Oxfam Ireland says the EU must better protect migrants suffering at its borders.

# migrants - Sunday 21 November, 2021

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 16,702 Views 16 Comments

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

# migrants - Friday 19 November, 2021

Belarus-Poland border camp cleared as Iraqis fly home from migrant stand-off
# Migrants
# Migrants

Belarus-Poland border camp cleared as Iraqis fly home from migrant stand-off

Nov 19th 2021, 7:02 AM 19,685 Views 13 Comments

Around 2,000 people, mainly Iraqi Kurds, had been stuck in freezing temperatures at the camp.

# migrants - Thursday 18 November, 2021

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 69,857 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.

# migrants - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Polish forces use water cannons on migrants at Belarus border
# Poland-Belarus Border
# Poland-Belarus Border

Polish forces use water cannons on migrants at Belarus border

Nov 16th 2021, 1:35 PM 14,773 Views 33 Comments

Polish police said they responded after one officer was seriously injured when the migrants threw objects

# migrants - Monday 15 November, 2021

Minsk says it will repatriate migrants at Polish border, as EU broadens its Belarus sanctions
# Alexander Lukashenko
# Alexander Lukashenko

Minsk says it will repatriate migrants at Polish border, as EU broadens its Belarus sanctions

Updated Nov 15th 2021, 2:50 PM 24,513 Views 9 Comments

Iraq has recorded 571 of its citizens on the border who have said they are ready to return “voluntarily”.

# migrants - Friday 12 November, 2021

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 20,078 Views 17 Comments

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

Around 1,000 people risk death to reach UK in new Channel crossings record
# UK
# UK

Around 1,000 people risk death to reach UK in new Channel crossings record

Nov 12th 2021, 8:22 AM 12,226 Views 22 Comments

Lifeboat crews and Border Force boats were kept busy overnight after spending hours intercepting boats in the Dover Straight throughout the day.

# migrants - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Explainer: Why tensions are flaring between Poland and Belarus over migrant crossings
# Poland-Belarus Border
# Poland-Belarus Border

Explainer: Why tensions are flaring between Poland and Belarus over migrant crossings

Updated Nov 10th 2021, 2:07 PM 26,768 Views 32 Comments

The situation has escalated rapidly since last weekend.

# migrants - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Hundreds of migrants trapped in Belarus-Poland border standoff
# Poland
# Poland

Hundreds of migrants trapped in Belarus-Poland border standoff

Nov 9th 2021, 7:40 AM 18,614 Views 30 Comments

Washington and Brussels called on Minsk to stop what they described as an orchestrated influx.

# migrants - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Former Italian interior minister Salvini goes on trial for kidnap over blocked migrant ship
# Matteo Salvini
# Matteo Salvini

Former Italian interior minister Salvini goes on trial for kidnap over blocked migrant ship

Oct 23rd 2021, 1:00 PM 14,367 Views 21 Comments

The former interior minister has insisted he was fulfilling his duty by refusing entry to the Open Arms rescue ship.

# migrants - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Three killed as train hits ‘migrants sleeping on tracks’ in France
# France
# France

Three killed as train hits ‘migrants sleeping on tracks’ in France

Oct 12th 2021, 3:03 PM 13,807 Views 5 Comments

The train was on a line that links the seaside resort town of Hendaye and the city of Bordeaux.

# migrants - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Expense of citizenship 'stopping some Defence Force members from serving on UN missions'
# Peacekeeping
# Peacekeeping

Expense of citizenship 'stopping some Defence Force members from serving on UN missions'

Oct 7th 2021, 3:36 PM 17,880 Views 15 Comments

PDFORRA has called on Minister Coveney to ‘do the right thing’ and grant citizenship to migrant soldiers.

# migrants - Friday 1 October, 2021

Greek PM says migrant smugglers have been ‘crushed’ as he views new camp
# Greece
# Greece

Greek PM says migrant smugglers have been ‘crushed’ as he views new camp

Oct 1st 2021, 3:43 PM 9,760 Views 3 Comments

Migrant entries into Greece have fallen by about 90% compared with those of 2019, the prime minister noted.

# migrants - Monday 27 September, 2021

Number of English Channel crossings more than doubles 2020 record
# Migrants
# Migrants

Number of English Channel crossings more than doubles 2020 record

Sep 27th 2021, 10:11 PM 13,583 Views 8 Comments

Small boats arrivals in 2021 now stand at more than double the figure for 2020, when 8,417 people crossed.

# migrants - Saturday 25 September, 2021

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes
# USA
# USA

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes

Sep 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 33,752 Views 19 Comments

Almost 15,000 people – most of them Haitians – converged on the area just days earlier seeking asylum.

# migrants - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

What is the best solution for the EU's migration crisis, and is Ireland doing enough?
# TGIP
# TGIP

What is the best solution for the EU's migration crisis, and is Ireland doing enough?

Sep 8th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,691 Views 40 Comments

The next cycle of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at migration and the EU.

# migrants - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Cash, mobile phones and documents seized in Garda raids targeting people trafficking
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Cash, mobile phones and documents seized in Garda raids targeting people trafficking

Aug 12th 2021, 5:04 PM 19,559 Views 3 Comments

The search is the latest in a series of raids targeting alleged members of an organised crime gang.

# migrants - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Migrants arriving in UK without permission could soon face four years in prison
# Channel Crossing
# Channel Crossing

Migrants arriving in UK without permission could soon face four years in prison

Jul 4th 2021, 4:39 PM 31,738 Views 83 Comments

People smugglers may also face life sentences under the tough new laws.

# migrants - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Opinion: Spare a thought for the victims of torture among us battling their trauma daily
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Opinion: Spare a thought for the victims of torture among us battling their trauma daily

Jun 26th 2021, 8:00 AM 9,480 Views 7 Comments

On United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, John O’Donoghue of Spirasi discusses the impact torture can have on victims.

# migrants - Friday 25 June, 2021

EU to give Turkey €3 billion to help Syrian refugees inside its borders
# Refugees
# Refugees

EU to give Turkey €3 billion to help Syrian refugees inside its borders

Jun 25th 2021, 1:29 PM 8,115 Views 11 Comments

The EU will hand over the funds to help the Turks look after the influx of people fleeing the Syrian conflict.

# migrants - Monday 14 June, 2021

Bodies of 25 people recovered off Yemen after boat capsizes
# Yemen
# Yemen

Bodies of 25 people recovered off Yemen after boat capsizes

Jun 14th 2021, 2:39 PM 6,189 Views 3 Comments

The boat capsized two days ago and was carrying up to 200 people.

# migrants - Thursday 20 May, 2021

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 15,872 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.

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