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#Migrants

# 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 31,601 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 9,339 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 8,029 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 6,163 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 15,768 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.

# migrants - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Migrants in Ireland 'fear speaking out' about gender-based violence over worries they will lose legal status
# Report
# Report

Migrants in Ireland 'fear speaking out' about gender-based violence over worries they will lose legal status

Apr 21st 2021, 2:34 PM 7,701 Views 4 Comments

The findings were contained in a report by the independent Anti-Racism Committee.

# migrants - Thursday 4 March, 2021

SUV in crash where 13 people died in California came through hole in Mexico border fence
# California
# California

SUV in crash where 13 people died in California came through hole in Mexico border fence

Mar 4th 2021, 7:09 AM 39,103 Views 30 Comments

A section of the fence was apparently cut away by smugglers.

# migrants - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants near Libyan coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants near Libyan coast

Jan 23rd 2021, 5:37 PM 18,125 Views 132 Comments

More than 350 migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast in two days.

# migrants - Friday 22 January, 2021

Four men jailed over deaths of 39 migrants found in lorry in Essex
# Essex
# Essex

Four men jailed over deaths of 39 migrants found in lorry in Essex

Updated Jan 22nd 2021, 3:22 PM 26,796 Views 0 Comments

The bodies of 39 Vietnamese nationals were found after the container arrived from Europe in October 2019.

# migrants - Sunday 29 November, 2020

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 8,674 Views 0 Comments

The deal will see more police deployed in the route.

# migrants - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Meat processing workers subject to 'difficult and dangerous' conditions with regular injuries at work
# Survey
# Survey

Meat processing workers subject to 'difficult and dangerous' conditions with regular injuries at work

Nov 25th 2020, 8:26 AM 16,637 Views 14 Comments

The findings are contained in a new report by the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland.

# migrants - Friday 23 October, 2020

Migrants arriving wet and freezing after crossing English Channel are processed at 'rubble-strewn building site'
# Kent
# Kent

Migrants arriving wet and freezing after crossing English Channel are processed at 'rubble-strewn building site'

Oct 23rd 2020, 7:24 AM 24,580 Views 11 Comments

Charities said the findings were “extremely disturbing” and show the “brutal reality of how refugee children are treated in Priti Patel’s Britain”.

# migrants - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Migrant boats cross the Channel as hundreds greet asylum seekers at barracks
# Channel Crossing
# Channel Crossing

Migrant boats cross the Channel as hundreds greet asylum seekers at barracks

Oct 17th 2020, 5:22 PM 43,483 Views 44 Comments

Up to 200 people gathered outside a military barracks in Kent where asylum-seekers are being housed.

# migrants - Friday 11 September, 2020

Thousands sleep outside after Greek refugee camp burns down
# Moria
# Moria

Thousands sleep outside after Greek refugee camp burns down

Sep 11th 2020, 12:35 PM 14,338 Views 20 Comments

Greek authorities have said the fires on Tuesday and Wednesday evening were deliberately set by some of the camp’s residents.

# migrants - Friday 28 August, 2020

Haulier pleads guilty to manslaughter in relation to deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in Essex
# Ronan Hughes
# Ronan Hughes

Haulier pleads guilty to manslaughter in relation to deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in Essex

Aug 28th 2020, 5:51 PM 19,843 Views 0 Comments

Armagh haulier Ronan Hughes pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey today to 39 counts of manslaughter.

# migrants - Monday 17 August, 2020

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 21,423 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.

# migrants - Saturday 15 August, 2020

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 49,824 Views 47 Comments

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

# migrants - Saturday 8 August, 2020

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel
# Border Force
# Border Force

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel

Aug 8th 2020, 4:23 PM 28,104 Views 40 Comments

The Home Office said more than 130 migrants made it to the UK in 13 boats yesterday.

# migrants - Friday 10 July, 2020

Dáil hears 'institutional racism' led to data breach over meat factory workers' Covid-19 test results
# Oireachtas Committee
# Oireachtas Committee

Dáil hears 'institutional racism' led to data breach over meat factory workers' Covid-19 test results

Jul 10th 2020, 5:49 PM 20,769 Views 38 Comments

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland said there had been a ‘gross and serious breach of confidentiality’.

# migrants - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Zappone welcomes arrival of 8 young people from Greek refugee camp
# Migrants
# Migrants

Zappone welcomes arrival of 8 young people from Greek refugee camp

Jun 17th 2020, 6:01 PM 27,969 Views 55 Comments

The children will be received into the care of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency.

# migrants - Thursday 4 June, 2020

27 female victims of trafficking assisted by Immigrant Council of Ireland last year
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

27 female victims of trafficking assisted by Immigrant Council of Ireland last year

Jun 4th 2020, 8:19 AM 14,001 Views 8 Comments

The council’s impact report for 2019 has been published today.

# migrants - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Maltese Prime Minister says he is under investigation following death of five migrants
# Malta
# Malta

Maltese Prime Minister says he is under investigation following death of five migrants

Apr 18th 2020, 8:39 PM 39,692 Views 27 Comments

Five people died and seven others went missing while their boat was in distress off Malta’s coast this week.

# migrants - Thursday 12 March, 2020

EU to offer migrants in Greece €2,000 to return to their home countries
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

EU to offer migrants in Greece €2,000 to return to their home countries

Mar 12th 2020, 10:37 PM 39,468 Views 52 Comments

The plan, available for a month only and based on a €2,000 stipend, is only open to those who arrived in Greece before 1 January.

# migrants - Monday 2 March, 2020

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates
# Open Borders
# Open Borders

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates

Mar 2nd 2020, 9:29 AM 24,650 Views 55 Comments

Turkey’s decision to ease border restrictions came amid a Russia-backed Syrian government offensive into a Syrian province.

# migrants - Sunday 1 March, 2020

At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria
# Idlib
# Idlib

At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria

Mar 1st 2020, 12:00 PM 12,771 Views 30 Comments

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened his country’s borders with Europe.

# migrants - Thursday 30 January, 2020

'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD
# Syria
# Syria

'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD

Jan 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 16,163 Views 40 Comments

Many female asylum seekers and refugees in Ireland are living with depression, anxiety and PTSD, a new report has found.

# migrants - Saturday 11 January, 2020

12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek coast
# Rescue Operation
# Rescue Operation

12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek coast

Jan 11th 2020, 1:57 PM 12,045 Views 20 Comments

Six coastguard patrol boats and three helicopters were engaged in the continuing rescue effort.

# migrants - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Garda investigation in Waterford after eight migrants discovered on cargo ship
# Migrants
# Migrants

Garda investigation in Waterford after eight migrants discovered on cargo ship

Dec 4th 2019, 7:48 PM 28,997 Views 53 Comments

The eight people are all reported to be male.

# migrants - Friday 22 November, 2019

16 men and boys discovered in truck container are believed to be Kurdish, gardaí say
# Rosslare
# Rosslare

16 men and boys discovered in truck container are believed to be Kurdish, gardaí say

Updated Nov 22nd 2019, 12:08 PM 28,503 Views 179 Comments

A local councillor told RTÉ that the men and boys may have believed they were bound for the UK.

Northern Irish man arrested by UK police in connection with 39 Essex lorry deaths
# People Trafficking
# People Trafficking

Northern Irish man arrested by UK police in connection with 39 Essex lorry deaths

Nov 22nd 2019, 10:47 AM 8,685 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested on the M40 motorway in Buckinghamshire.

# migrants - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'They are being treated with compassion': Gardaí say 16 men on Irish ferry 'fortunate' to be found
# Shipping Container
# Shipping Container

'They are being treated with compassion': Gardaí say 16 men on Irish ferry 'fortunate' to be found

Updated Nov 21st 2019, 7:50 PM 88,186 Views 196 Comments

The men are aged from 20 to 40 and are said to be in good health.

# migrants - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain
# Migration
# Migration

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain

Nov 20th 2019, 6:53 AM 18,915 Views 19 Comments

The people found received medical attention at the port.

# migrants - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam
# Repatriation
# Repatriation

Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam

Nov 19th 2019, 7:01 AM 12,939 Views 18 Comments

Vietnam’s foreign ministry said it would help but that families would have to foot the bill.

# migrants - Friday 8 November, 2019

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy
# RIP
# RIP

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy

Nov 8th 2019, 6:17 PM 15,066 Views 0 Comments

Two 15-year-old boys are among the dead.

# migrants - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Irishman in his 50s arrested after 15 males found in back of a lorry in Wiltshire
# Migrants
# Migrants

Irishman in his 50s arrested after 15 males found in back of a lorry in Wiltshire

Updated Nov 7th 2019, 2:00 PM 72,112 Views 63 Comments

A Cork-based company confirmed their vehicle was seized in the incident.

# migrants - Sunday 3 November, 2019

'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 20,237 Views 0 Comments

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

# migrants - Friday 1 November, 2019

All 39 migrants found dead in lorry were Vietnamese, UK police say
# Essex
# Essex

All 39 migrants found dead in lorry were Vietnamese, UK police say

Nov 1st 2019, 8:39 PM 13,207 Views 0 Comments

Investigators initially believed the migrants were of Chinese origin.

# migrants - Monday 28 October, 2019

Accused lorry driver ‘part of global people-smuggling ring’, court told
# Essex
# Essex

Accused lorry driver ‘part of global people-smuggling ring’, court told

Updated Oct 28th 2019, 1:33 PM 71,792 Views 0 Comments

Maurice Robinson has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people and money laundering.

# migrants - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

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 19,010 Views 72 Comments

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

# migrants - Friday 23 August, 2019

Breakthrough as Ireland agrees to help with relocation of people stranded on migrant rescue ship
# Ocean Viking
# Ocean Viking

Breakthrough as Ireland agrees to help with relocation of people stranded on migrant rescue ship

Aug 23rd 2019, 1:53 PM 35,852 Views 175 Comments

356 migrants have been stranded aboard the Ocean Viking boat in the Mediterranean.

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