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#refugee crisis

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Majority of Irish people think we can't cope with planned intake of refugees
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Majority of Irish people think we can't cope with planned intake of refugees

Dec 13th 2016, 10:38 AM 10,542 Views 127 Comments

The government has pledged to resettle 520 refugees here in 2017.

# refugee-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 50,827 Views 145 Comments

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

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Angela Merkel's party suffers bruising loss in Berlin elections as far-right party gains
# Election
# Election

Angela Merkel's party suffers bruising loss in Berlin elections as far-right party gains

Sep 18th 2016, 7:09 PM 14,156 Views 94 Comments

Merkel is facing anger from German citizens over her open-door refugee policy.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 5 September, 2016

Merkel's refugee policy under pressure after poll defeat to anti-migrant party
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Merkel's refugee policy under pressure after poll defeat to anti-migrant party

Sep 5th 2016, 10:11 AM 9,690 Views 91 Comments

Merkel’s decision to let in tens of thousands of migrants is expected to be a key point of contention during this election.

# refugee-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 9,309 Views 82 Comments

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

# refugee-crisis - Friday 8 July, 2016

Mary Robinson has been digging holes in Ethiopia - and has an important message for Europe
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Mary Robinson has been digging holes in Ethiopia - and has an important message for Europe

Jul 8th 2016, 8:02 PM 17,318 Views 71 Comments

The former Irish president thinks we can learn a lot from the east African nation when it comes to looking after refugees.

# refugee-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 8,127 Views 39 Comments

The bodies of two females were also recovered.

# refugee-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 503 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.

# refugee-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 18,028 Views 70 Comments

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

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people

May 24th 2016, 9:04 AM 7,660 Views 42 Comments

The move is expected to take at least 10 days.

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 1 May, 2016

"A source of national pride" - Ireland's LE Róisín sets sail for the Mediterranean
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

"A source of national pride" - Ireland's LE Róisín sets sail for the Mediterranean

May 1st 2016, 12:28 PM 16,536 Views 136 Comments

The sixty-person crew will be on a 12 week mission.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Mick Wallace breaks down in tears talking about the refugee crisis
# Emotional
# Emotional

Mick Wallace breaks down in tears talking about the refugee crisis

Apr 28th 2016, 4:27 PM 36,177 Views 172 Comments

The TD broke down when speaking about one boy he had met who had lost all his family.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees
# Migration Crisis
# Migration Crisis

Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees

Apr 2nd 2016, 8:15 AM 21,914 Views 158 Comments

Ireland has pledged to take in 4,000 people by the end of next year and so far about 500 have been accepted.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers
# Tighter Borders
# Tighter Borders

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

Jan 28th 2016, 8:24 AM 29,360 Views 163 Comments

It’s the latest move by EU states to tighten their borders in the face of the migrant and refugee crisis.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 4 January, 2016

One of Europe's most open borders has just been closed
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

One of Europe's most open borders has just been closed

Jan 4th 2016, 8:28 AM 34,399 Views 86 Comments

From today those travelling into Sweden from Denmark will need to have ID with them.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 18 December, 2015

Over 60 million people are set to be displaced worldwide this year
# Mass Displacement
# Mass Displacement

Over 60 million people are set to be displaced worldwide this year

Dec 18th 2015, 8:13 AM 6,328 Views 23 Comments

One out of every 122 humans alive today is someone who has been forced to flee their home.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Almost half of Irish people would house a refugee
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

Almost half of Irish people would house a refugee

Dec 17th 2015, 3:16 PM 12,307 Views 111 Comments

About the same proportion also feel economic migrants strengthen Ireland.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

The EU is about to propose one of the biggest transfers of sovereignty in decades
# Border Force
# Border Force

The EU is about to propose one of the biggest transfers of sovereignty in decades

Dec 15th 2015, 8:17 AM 21,384 Views 101 Comments

However, Ireland will not be obliged to take part in the controversial border guard system.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 14 December, 2015

Ireland is giving more money to help people suffering in Syria
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Ireland is giving more money to help people suffering in Syria

Dec 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 9,081 Views 56 Comments

A total of €13 million in humanitarian support has now been committed to victims of the Syrian conflict by the Irish government this year.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 3 December, 2015

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'
# Women And War
# Women And War

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:00 AM 18,066 Views 26 Comments

A new report identifies that women and girls with disabilities are “a particularly at risk group for sexual violence” during humanitarian crises.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees
# Better Shelter
# Better Shelter

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees

Nov 28th 2015, 11:30 PM 48,775 Views 63 Comments

It can last up to three years, while current UN tents only last about six months due to harsh weather conditions.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 20 November, 2015

France to EU: We need to wake up and defend ourselves against terrorists
# Border Controls
# Border Controls

France to EU: We need to wake up and defend ourselves against terrorists

Nov 20th 2015, 8:39 AM 10,827 Views 75 Comments

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuv said Paris received no warnings about Abdelhamid Abaaoud.

White House hopeful Ben Carson compares Syrian refugees to rabid dogs
# Alabama
# Alabama

White House hopeful Ben Carson compares Syrian refugees to rabid dogs

Nov 20th 2015, 7:38 AM 11,367 Views 59 Comments

He called for “screening mechanisms that allow us to determine who the mad dogs are”.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 19 November, 2015

US politicians just voted to make it almost impossible for refugees fleeing ISIS to come to America
# US4038
# US4038

US politicians just voted to make it almost impossible for refugees fleeing ISIS to come to America

Nov 19th 2015, 8:24 PM 22,378 Views 165 Comments

“We might as well take down the Statue of Liberty,” said one disgusted Democrat.

# refugee-crisis - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Seven children among 14 drowned after boat sinks off Turkey
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Seven children among 14 drowned after boat sinks off Turkey

Nov 11th 2015, 8:35 AM 5,712 Views 30 Comments

It comes as politicians from sixty nations, including Ireland, gather for a summit in Malta.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 29 October, 2015

'I am a child of refugees. Had others not taken us in we all would have been killed'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I am a child of refugees. Had others not taken us in we all would have been killed'

Oct 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 908 Views 101 Comments

Looking at the current crisis, I see myself and my parents at the time when we struggled, writes Thamil Ananthavinayagan.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany
# Bamberg
# Bamberg

Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:23 PM 10,178 Views 170 Comments

It’s the latest incident in a wave of violence against migrants and their supporters, in Germany.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 12 October, 2015

The migration crisis far from over as 12,200 people enter Austria in 36 hours
# No End In Sight
# No End In Sight

The migration crisis far from over as 12,200 people enter Austria in 36 hours

Oct 12th 2015, 8:58 AM 8,636 Views 52 Comments

The total is higher than recent days.

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 11 October, 2015

'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle

Oct 11th 2015, 9:15 AM 15,644 Views 74 Comments

“You’re in France and within five or six steps you’re walking into a third world country.”

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Body of baby boy found washed up on beach of Kos hotel
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Body of baby boy found washed up on beach of Kos hotel

Oct 4th 2015, 8:09 PM 9,807 Views 27 Comments

Authorities believe the child was part of a migrant family which tried to reach Kos in a dinghy.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 3 October, 2015

In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her
# Unknown
# Unknown

In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:45 AM 16,210 Views 57 Comments

All that is known of the little girl is that she was seven, and that she died in search of a better future.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 28 September, 2015

Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated
# Cork To Calais
# Cork To Calais

Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated

Sep 28th 2015, 4:28 PM 19,172 Views 50 Comments

People have donated over €80,000 and thousands of items.

Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters
# Dismaland Calais
# Dismaland Calais

Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters

Sep 28th 2015, 10:47 AM 17,181 Views 22 Comments

After five weeks and 150,000 visitors, the artist’s take on Disneyland is no more.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From despair to euphoria and back: Life for a Syrian refugee family in Germany
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

From despair to euphoria and back: Life for a Syrian refugee family in Germany

Sep 26th 2015, 11:15 AM 12,971 Views 66 Comments

They have landed in Heidenau – one of Germany’s most depressed, racism-infested towns.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 24 September, 2015

North Korea is in no doubt who it blames for the refugees 'sweeping the whole of Europe'
# Evil Empire
# Evil Empire

North Korea is in no doubt who it blames for the refugees 'sweeping the whole of Europe'

Sep 24th 2015, 7:17 AM 30,286 Views 116 Comments

North Korea, by contrast, is a “cradle of happy life”.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Former Man United star Eric Cantona promises to house and feed refugees
# The King
From The42
# The King

Former Man United star Eric Cantona promises to house and feed refugees

Sep 22nd 2015, 7:30 PM 7,255 Views 11 Comments

An incredibly kind gesture.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 21 September, 2015

'They're overrunning us' - Hungary PM as army gets sweeping anti-migrant powers
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

'They're overrunning us' - Hungary PM as army gets sweeping anti-migrant powers

Sep 21st 2015, 10:55 PM 25,777 Views 311 Comments

The Hungarian army will be able to participate in border control and use non-lethal force under the new legislation.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown
# Refugees
# Refugees

Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown

Sep 19th 2015, 9:45 AM 13,424 Views 241 Comments

There has been widespread condemnation of Hungary in the wake of the police actions, and the introduction of tough new laws.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 18 September, 2015

Here's what you need to know about the Google Fortunetelling app
# Google Fortunetelling
From The Daily Edge
# Google Fortunetelling

Here's what you need to know about the Google Fortunetelling app

Sep 18th 2015, 5:11 PM 4,919 Views 1 Comment

Can it tell your future?

There's a Syrian refugee family living in the Vatican
# Love Thy Neighbour
# Love Thy Neighbour

There's a Syrian refugee family living in the Vatican

Sep 18th 2015, 1:07 PM 15,056 Views 46 Comments

They’ve been there since Pope Francis called on parishes to take in a family.