Bulgaria sends gendarmerie to border, as fears of migrant wave from Turkey escalate

By |februar 28th, 2020|Bulgaria, News, pushbacks, refugee crisis, Turkey|

Gendarmerie forces have been sent to Bulgaria’s border with Turkey, because the threat of a migrant wave is real, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Friday (28 February).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bulgaria sends gendarmerie to border, as fears of migrant wave from Turkey escalate

Turkey says will not stop Syrian refugees reaching Europe after troops killed

By |februar 28th, 2020|Bashar al-Assad, EU-Turkey deal, Greece, Kurds, Nato, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Russia, Syrian war, Turkey, United States|

Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe, a senior Turkish official said, as Ankara responded on Friday (28 February) to the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in an air strike by Syrian government forces in Syria's northwestern Idli...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Turkey says will not stop Syrian refugees reaching Europe after troops killed

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Rightwing anti-migrant petition in Serbia sparks opposition unease

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Fatnassia refugee camp will anger both Tunisians and Europeans

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...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bosnian police tussle with migrants protesting over camp conditions

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".

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ankara protests Greek ‘clown’ who tore up Turkish flag in Brussels