Malta says it can no longer rescue, accept migrants

By |april 10th, 2020|coronavirus, Italy, Libya, Malta, Mediterranean, migration crisis, News, NGOs|

Malta can no longer guarantee the rescue of migrants or allow their disembarkation during the coronavirus emergency, the Malta government said on Thursday (9 April).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Malta says it can no longer rescue, accept migrants

Greece quarantines second migrant camp after COVID-19 case confirmed

By |april 6th, 2020|coronavirus, Greece, migration crisis, News, refugee camps|

Greece has quarantined a second migrant facility on its mainland after a 53-year-old man tested positive for the new coronavirus, the migration ministry said on Sunday (5 April).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greece quarantines second migrant camp after COVID-19 case confirmed

COVID-19 means confining ourselves, not abandoning refugees

By |marec 25th, 2020|EU migration, migration crisis, News|

The image of three-year-old Alan Kurdi dead on the shore in 2015 sticks in our memory as a collective failure. Five years later, it looks like we haven’t done much to improve the situation of thousands of migrants who are either still trying to escape war or wait on asylum-seeker centres already on European soil, writes Iratxe García Pérez.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za COVID-19 means confining ourselves, not abandoning refugees

Brussels warns Erdogan not to hinder efforts to solve EU-Turkey crisis

By |marec 12th, 2020|EU migration policy, EU-Turkey deal, migration crisis, News|

EU spokesperson Peter Stano has warned Turkey to stick to its recent “clear” commitment and stop undermining chances to sort out the ongoing crisis with Brussels by threatening to keep borders open for migrants.   

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Brussels warns Erdogan not to hinder efforts to solve EU-Turkey crisis

Migration turmoil at EU border whets Nazi appetite

By |marec 6th, 2020|migration crisis, Nazi, News|

The chaotic situation with thousands of migrants and refugees stranded at the Greek-Turkish border has attracted the interest of Nazi groups across Europe, who have already visited the EU’s external frontier with the aim of spreading nationalistic hatred, Greek media have reported.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Migration turmoil at EU border whets Nazi appetite

EU-Turkey migration deal should be renewed, Croatia says

By |marec 3rd, 2020|migration crisis, News|

Croatian President Zoran Milanović revealed on Monday (2 March) that he had agreed with Prime Minister Andrej Plenković to convene a National Security Council soon because of a potential new migrant wave, but stressed he does not expect the crisis to happen.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU-Turkey migration deal should be renewed, Croatia says

Erdogan drops the ‘human bomb’ on EU

By |februar 29th, 2020|EU-Turkey deal, Greece, Greece-Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu, migration crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Turkey|

The situation at the Greek-Turkish land border worsened dramatically on Saturday (29 February) following Ankara's official decision to let thousands of migrants enter EU territory.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Erdogan drops the ‘human bomb’ on EU

Finland joins Portugal and France in alleviating Greece’s migrant burden

By |februar 24th, 2020|EU migration pact, irregular immigration, Migration, migration crisis, News|

Finland will help Greece, Cyprus and Malta by taking 175 refugees from the camps and reception centres in these countries. With this move, Finland joins France and Portugal which made similar decisions previously.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Finland joins Portugal and France in alleviating Greece’s migrant burden

Greece: Turkey needs to end ‘blackmail’ for migrant aid

By |november 21st, 2019|Greece, migration crisis, News, Turkey|

Greece's migration minister said that Turkey needs to stop "blackmail" if it wants more EU aid, saying its loaded language had prompted a spike in movement toward Greek shores.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greece: Turkey needs to end ‘blackmail’ for migrant aid

Commission expects Greek reply to allegations of migrants’ mistreatment

By |oktober 30th, 2019|EU migration policy, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, migration crisis, News|

The European Commission expects the Greek authorities to follow up on the allegations of the Turkish ministry of foreign affairs over migrants’ mistreatment and the illegal practice of “pushback”, a Commission spokesperson has said. The tension between Athens and Ankara...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission expects Greek reply to allegations of migrants’ mistreatment