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# refugee-crisis - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Calls for help aboard Banksy-funded refugee rescue ship have been 'ignored'
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Calls for help aboard Banksy-funded refugee rescue ship have been 'ignored'

Aug 29th 2020, 1:10 PM 57,760 Views 75 Comments

The vessel was bought with the proceeds of some of Banksy’s works.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules

Apr 2nd 2020, 2:08 PM 19,082 Views 84 Comments

They ‘failed to fulfil their obligations under European Union law,’ the ECJ held.

# refugee-crisis - 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 39,441 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.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 28 February, 2020

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria
# Idlib
# Idlib

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

Feb 28th 2020, 9:32 PM 18,964 Views 24 Comments

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

# refugee-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 20,209 Views 0 Comments

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

# refugee-crisis - Friday 17 May, 2019

Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?
# European Elections 2019
# European Elections 2019

Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?

May 17th 2019, 8:43 AM 6,616 Views 14 Comments

There were mixed answers from candidates on whether Ireland should accept more refugees or not.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?
# European Elections 2019
# European Elections 2019

Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?

May 16th 2019, 6:09 PM 3,588 Views 3 Comments

There were mixed answers from candidates on whether Ireland should accept more refugees or not.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 25 March, 2019

Opinion: In makeshift refugee camps a lost generation of Syrian children cling to hope
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: In makeshift refugee camps a lost generation of Syrian children cling to hope

Mar 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 7,380 Views 9 Comments

The Syrian crisis may be entering its ninth year but a return home still feels a long way off for half a million children stranded in Lebanon, writes Aine Costigan

# refugee-crisis - Monday 2 April, 2018

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 19,715 Views 57 Comments

The original scheme was criticised by the United Nations.

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 18 March, 2018

'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'
# Syria To Ireland
# Syria To Ireland

'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'

Mar 18th 2018, 3:00 PM 27,258 Views 65 Comments

A Syrian refugee explains why he left his home country to start a new life in Ireland.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 17 March, 2018

‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation
# Integration
# Integration

‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation

Mar 17th 2018, 6:00 AM 27,089 Views 58 Comments

An expert has said better integration of asylum seekers and refugees must play a role in this process.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 12 March, 2018

How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation
# Radical Pathways
# Radical Pathways

How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation

Mar 12th 2018, 8:30 AM 21,953 Views 73 Comments

Exploring integration and extremism in the context of the refugee crisis.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

There are 3.5 million refugee children not in school because of war and poverty
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

There are 3.5 million refugee children not in school because of war and poverty

Sep 12th 2017, 10:25 AM 4,601 Views 36 Comments

Globally, 91% of children attend primary school, compared to just 61% of refugee children.

# refugee-crisis - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Law change will make it easier for refugee families to reunite in Ireland
# Protection
# Protection

Law change will make it easier for refugee families to reunite in Ireland

Jul 19th 2017, 7:00 AM 12,762 Views 79 Comments

A new Bill will amend the International Protection Act 2015, which covers the reunification of refugee families.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 7 July, 2017

Police move out thousands of migrants sleeping rough in Paris
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Police move out thousands of migrants sleeping rough in Paris

Jul 7th 2017, 2:53 PM 14,929 Views 34 Comments

The migrants had been living near an aid centre in the capital.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Bodies of 74 people wash up on Libyan beach
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Bodies of 74 people wash up on Libyan beach

Feb 21st 2017, 9:00 PM 17,047 Views 61 Comments

Officials said there was no transport available to move the bodies and no cemetery to bury them in.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 20 February, 2017

'When you are in a hole, stop digging' - Swedes have taken issue with Trump's latest tweet
# Swede Disposition
# Swede Disposition

'When you are in a hole, stop digging' - Swedes have taken issue with Trump's latest tweet

Feb 20th 2017, 7:00 PM 31,784 Views 108 Comments

The US president made comments about a supposed terrorist incident in Sweden over the weekend.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Lesvos project: 'Art is the perfect way to connect with locals. It breaks down any barriers'
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Lesvos project: 'Art is the perfect way to connect with locals. It breaks down any barriers'

Feb 18th 2017, 8:00 PM 204 Views 12 Comments

Thousands of refugees are crammed in squalid conditions on this Aegean island. One Irishman travelled to Lesvos to paint murals and raise awareness.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Children from Calais 'Jungle' launch legal challenge against British government
# Asylum Claims
# Asylum Claims

Children from Calais 'Jungle' launch legal challenge against British government

Dec 29th 2016, 3:46 PM 11,699 Views 66 Comments

Solicitors representing the dozens of children accuse the Home Office of mishandling asylum claims.

# 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 10,462 Views 125 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 50,565 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 14,036 Views 95 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 9,583 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 9,243 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 17,269 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 8,103 Views 38 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 366 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 17,953 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 7,610 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 16,514 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 36,126 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 21,829 Views 160 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 29,289 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 34,300 Views 88 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 6,287 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 12,249 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 21,360 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 9,041 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 17,921 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 48,678 Views 63 Comments

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

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