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#Migrants

# 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 18,108 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 26,724 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 8,662 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 16,506 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 24,569 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 43,474 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 14,303 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 19,828 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 21,244 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 49,818 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 28,097 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 20,733 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 27,933 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 13,982 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 39,678 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 39,450 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 24,629 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 12,767 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 15,959 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 12,043 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 28,990 Views 52 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 28,488 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 8,684 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 88,160 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 18,806 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 15,065 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 72,102 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 20,217 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 13,206 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 71,786 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 18,998 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 35,830 Views 175 Comments

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

# migrants - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Migrants jump off rescue boat in bid to reach Italian island
# Open Arms
# Open Arms

Migrants jump off rescue boat in bid to reach Italian island

Aug 18th 2019, 7:23 PM 26,022 Views 26 Comments

Some of the people on board have spent months or years in Libyan detention camps, suffering torture and sexual abuse.

# migrants - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Six EU countries agree to take some of the 147 migrants stranded on Opens Arms ship, Italy says
# Migrants
# Migrants

Six EU countries agree to take some of the 147 migrants stranded on Opens Arms ship, Italy says

Aug 15th 2019, 10:32 PM 20,001 Views 57 Comments

The announcement comes amid a war of words between Italy’s interior minister and the premier.

# migrants - Monday 15 July, 2019

Undocumented migrants in US wait in fear as no immediate sign of threatened large-scale raids
# Immigration Sweep
# Immigration Sweep

Undocumented migrants in US wait in fear as no immediate sign of threatened large-scale raids

Jul 15th 2019, 8:49 AM 11,619 Views 31 Comments

ICE agents were expected to conduct raids in at least 10 major cities yesterday.

# migrants - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'
# Vice President
# Vice President

Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'

Jul 13th 2019, 11:12 AM 11,457 Views 70 Comments

The US Vice President said the situation at the border is a “crisis that is overwhelming our system”.

# migrants - Monday 8 July, 2019

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists
# Border
# Border

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists

Jul 8th 2019, 8:00 AM 7,568 Views 43 Comments

His comments come after reports over the weekend described one centre in Texas as filled with hundreds of children wearing filthy clothes.

# migrants - Friday 5 July, 2019

Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia
# Capsized
# Capsized

Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia

Jul 5th 2019, 7:30 AM 7,051 Views 6 Comments

The tragedy comes after 44 migrants were killed in an air strike on their detention centre in Libya.

# migrants - Thursday 4 July, 2019

UN Security Council fails to condemn fatal attack on Libya migrant centre
# Libya
# Libya

UN Security Council fails to condemn fatal attack on Libya migrant centre

Jul 4th 2019, 7:10 AM 5,544 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has condemned the attack.

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