Rightwing anti-migrant petition in Serbia sparks opposition unease

By |februar 20th, 2020|anti-immigration, News, refugee crisis, Serbia, Serbia elections|

An anti-immigration campaign launched by a Serbian rightwing nationalist party has sparked unease within the disparate opposition coalition to which it belongs.

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UN agency calls for new safe harbour rules for migrants from Libya

By |februar 20th, 2020|IOM, Libya, Libya crisis, News, refugee crisis|

The International Organization for Migration on Wednesday (19 February) called on the world community to devise a "safe disembarkation mechanism" for migrants fleeing Libya, the day after a port in the capital of the war-torn country was hit by a barra...

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Fatnassia refugee camp will anger both Tunisians and Europeans

By |februar 18th, 2020|Libya crisis, News, refugee crisis, Tunisia|

Tunisia has always publically refuted reports that it “promised” Europe to accept hosting on its soil refugees from different African countries, but the EU could seize the opportunity of a war in Libya to convince Tunisia to do so, writes Mourad Teyeb.

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Bosnian police tussle with migrants protesting over camp conditions

By |februar 17th, 2020|Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, News, police violence, refugee crisis, Western Balkan route|

Bosnian police scuffled on Saturday (15 February) with hundreds of migrants who tried to break out of an overcrowded camp during a protest over conditions at the facility and their treatment by authorities in nearby Croatia. The Miral camp lies...

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Rights court clears Spain over Melilla migrant pushbacks

By |februar 14th, 2020|Ceuta, European Court of Human Rights, Melilla, Morocco, News, pushbacks, refugee crisis, Spain|

Spain committed no violation when it expelled migrants trying to force their way onto EU territory by scaling fences in a North African enclave, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday (13 Fenruary). The ruling, which reverses an earlier...

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Greece to start setting up closed-type migrant camps

By |februar 11th, 2020|asylum policy, Greece, Greek islands, hotspots, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, refugee crisis, UNHCR|

Greece will begin setting up closed-type camps for asylum seekers on its Aegean islands in March, the country's migration minister said Monday (10 February), in response to growing tensions over the migrants' current overcrowded facilities.

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Days after Brexit, Macron visits Poland amid frosty ties

By |februar 3rd, 2020|defence procurement, Emmanuel Macron, France, Germany, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, PiS, Poland, refugee crisis, rule of law, World War II|

French President Emmanuel Macron visits Poland on Monday and Tuesday (3-4 February) in an effort to reset frosty ties at a time when the departure of Britain from the European Union is reshaping political alliances in the 27-member bloc.

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Ankara protests Greek ‘clown’ who tore up Turkish flag in Brussels

By |januar 31st, 2020|EU-Turkey deal, European Parliament, far right, Golden Dawn, News, refugee crisis, Turkey|

Turkey's foreign minister on Thursday (30 January) demanded the European Parliament take action against a Greek deputy who ripped up a paper Turkish flag, branding him a "racist" and a "clown".

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Greek plans floating sea barriers to block migrants

By |januar 30th, 2020|Greece, Greek islands, News, refugee crisis, Turkey|

Greece's defence ministry published a call for tenders Wednesday (29 January) for the installation of a "floating protection system" in the Aegean Sea to stop migrants arriving from the Turkish coast.

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French, Dutch smash huge migrant smuggling ring to UK

By |januar 23rd, 2020|eurojust, France, human trafficking, Kurds, Netherlands, News, refugee crisis|

French and Dutch police arrested 23 people on suspicion of smuggling 10,000 Kurdish migrants to Britain in refrigerated lorries and rubber boats, Europe's judicial agency said Wednesday (22 January).

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