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#migrant crisis

# migrant-crisis - 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 23,957 Views 18 Comments

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

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Authorities face 'difficult process' to identify victims in Texas lorry trailer deaths
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Authorities face 'difficult process' to identify victims in Texas lorry trailer deaths

Updated Jun 29th 2022, 4:34 PM 12,298 Views 7 Comments

Dozens of bodies were discovered in a truck on the outskirts of San Antonio on the US/Mexico border on Monday.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

UK says it is ‘pushing ahead’ with Rwanda migrant plan
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

UK says it is ‘pushing ahead’ with Rwanda migrant plan

May 18th 2022, 5:24 PM 11,139 Views 34 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel discussed progress on the agreement in a meeting with Rwandan foreign minister Vincent Biruta.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

DUP's Sammy Wilson voices support for UK plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda
# Migrant Crossings
# Migrant Crossings

DUP's Sammy Wilson voices support for UK plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda

Updated Apr 19th 2022, 6:28 PM 27,554 Views 49 Comments

Potential asylum seekers arriving across the English Channel on small boats could be sent to Rwanda for processing.

# migrant-crisis - 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 13,181 Views 21 Comments

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

# migrant-crisis - Friday 26 November, 2021

Johnson has 'no regrets' after French fury over migrant plan letter published on Twitter
# Channel Tragedy
# Channel Tragedy

Johnson has 'no regrets' after French fury over migrant plan letter published on Twitter

Updated Nov 26th 2021, 5:32 PM 66,439 Views 66 Comments

Johnson last night asked France to take back all migrants who cross the Channel.

# migrant-crisis - 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 16,695 Views 16 Comments

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

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Hundreds of migrants arrive back in Iraq on flight from Belarus
# Belarus
# Belarus

Hundreds of migrants arrive back in Iraq on flight from Belarus

Nov 18th 2021, 7:20 PM 18,698 Views 13 Comments

Belarussian officials believe there’s still 7,000 migrants in the country.

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 69,838 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.

# migrant-crisis - 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 20,070 Views 17 Comments

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

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Belarus threatens to cut gas supplies to Europe if EU imposes new sanctions
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Belarus threatens to cut gas supplies to Europe if EU imposes new sanctions

Nov 11th 2021, 4:47 PM 17,139 Views 29 Comments

Pressure is building to address the plight of migrants who are stuck at the Belarus-Poland border in freezing weather.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 23 September, 2021

US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions

Sep 23rd 2021, 4:19 PM 9,176 Views 12 Comments

Daniel Foote said that he was stepping down immediately ‘with deep disappointment and apologies to those seeking crucial changes’.

# migrant-crisis - 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 15,864 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.

# migrant-crisis - 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 8,740 Views 0 Comments

The deal will see more police deployed in the route.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week

Sep 10th 2020, 10:58 AM 14,998 Views 28 Comments

The blaze means thousands more refugees are in need of emergency housing.

# migrant-crisis - 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 21,664 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.

# migrant-crisis - 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 49,857 Views 47 Comments

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

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 5 March, 2020

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'
# Border
# Border

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'

Updated Mar 5th 2020, 4:40 PM 38,551 Views 87 Comments

Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 4 November, 2019

41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece
# Migration
# Migration

41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece

Nov 4th 2019, 10:53 PM 38,187 Views 14 Comments

The men and boys found in the truck were mostly in good condition.

Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London
# Container Tragedy
# Container Tragedy

Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London

Nov 4th 2019, 9:30 AM 14,535 Views 0 Comments

It follows a number of arrests in the UK over the incident last month.

# migrant-crisis - 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 20,297 Views 0 Comments

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

# migrant-crisis - Friday 1 November, 2019

The Explainer: Why are people risking their lives to get to Europe?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why are people risking their lives to get to Europe?

Nov 1st 2019, 7:30 PM 12,030 Views 0 Comments

We look at the ‘push and pull’ factors and the deadly risks people are forced to take.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Twelve men found alive and 'in good health' in refrigerated truck in Belgium
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Twelve men found alive and 'in good health' in refrigerated truck in Belgium

Oct 30th 2019, 4:33 PM 25,202 Views 0 Comments

The driver called police when he suspected that there were people in his container.

# migrant-crisis - 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 19,027 Views 72 Comments

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

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta after being turned back towards Europe
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta after being turned back towards Europe

Mar 28th 2019, 10:35 AM 26,975 Views 52 Comments

The tanker had been heading to Libya.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

Jan 9th 2019, 6:11 PM 23,856 Views 139 Comments

49 migrants stranded at sea for weeks arrived in Malta today following the deal.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 29 December, 2018

This Young Scientist project aims to revolutionise education in refugee camps
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

This Young Scientist project aims to revolutionise education in refugee camps

Dec 29th 2018, 6:30 PM 8,133 Views 3 Comments

It consists of solar panels and a lead acid battery from an alarm or car, with a Raspberry Pi – a tiny and cheap computer – to provide processing power.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 17 December, 2018

Cork activist arrested in Greece returns home to Ireland
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Cork activist arrested in Greece returns home to Ireland

Dec 17th 2018, 11:36 AM 21,544 Views 0 Comments

Sean Binder was arrested in Greece in August.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 14 October, 2018

22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey

Oct 14th 2018, 11:55 AM 15,491 Views 12 Comments

The nationality of the migrants was not clear, although children are known to be among the dead.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants

Sep 26th 2018, 7:35 AM 16,240 Views 39 Comments

25 people were on the boat, including the people traffickers who were Spanish nationals.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Ireland agrees to take in migrants from boat stranded off Italian coast for almost a week
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Ireland agrees to take in migrants from boat stranded off Italian coast for almost a week

Aug 26th 2018, 2:49 PM 48,293 Views 258 Comments

Italy refused to take in the migrants on Monday because there was no EU commitment to relocate them.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 24 August, 2018

Italy threatens to pull EU funding over migrant boat crisis
# Diciotti
# Diciotti

Italy threatens to pull EU funding over migrant boat crisis

Aug 24th 2018, 12:37 PM 14,758 Views 56 Comments

The migrants have been blocked at the Sicilian port of Catania on the Diciotti vessel since Monday.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Time is running out' - Varadkar joins EU leaders to talk Brexit and migration
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Time is running out' - Varadkar joins EU leaders to talk Brexit and migration

Jun 28th 2018, 6:52 AM 7,940 Views 36 Comments

Deep divisions are expected to surface over migration.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 28 August, 2017

Young people's welcoming attitude towards refugees 'shows governments are out of touch'
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Young people's welcoming attitude towards refugees 'shows governments are out of touch'

Aug 28th 2017, 2:05 PM 13,798 Views 134 Comments

72.6% of people aged between 18 and 35 would welcome refugees into their countries, according to a World Economic Foundation survey.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 17 July, 2017

The EU is to curb sales of rubber boats to Libya to stop them getting to smugglers
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

The EU is to curb sales of rubber boats to Libya to stop them getting to smugglers

Jul 17th 2017, 8:29 PM 11,093 Views 71 Comments

Sales of outboard motors will also be cut back.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty

Jul 6th 2017, 7:42 AM 9,235 Views 47 Comments

Italy has recently threatened to close its ports to foreign ships in an effort to force the EU to react.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Italy threatens to close its ports to foreign ships that rescue migrants from the sea
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Italy threatens to close its ports to foreign ships that rescue migrants from the sea

Jun 29th 2017, 8:12 AM 19,462 Views 98 Comments

More than 10,000 people were pulled to safety between Sunday and Tuesday off Libya — including 5,000 on Monday alone.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean

Jun 25th 2017, 2:16 PM 9,271 Views 72 Comments

The LÉ Eithne is now enroute to assist in another rescue operation.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey
# Left With Nothing
# Left With Nothing

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey

Jun 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,179 Views 23 Comments

Dutch-Irish artist Annabel Konig spent a month in the migrant accommodation centres in Athens in early May.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain
# Overboard
# Overboard

Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain

May 30th 2017, 8:18 AM 11,709 Views 11 Comments

The 34 people were travelling on board a boat that caught fire.

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