Fatnassia camp is a time-bomb that threatens whole of North Africa

By |maj 5th, 2020|Libyan Crisis, News, refugee crisis, Refugees, Tunisia, UNHCR|

The ongoing armed conflict in Libya is going to push thousands of people, now asylum-seekers in Libyan camps, to escape towards the Southern border regions of Tunisia, Medenine and Tataouine, writes Mourad Teyeb. Mourad Teyeb is a journalist and consul...

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Commission, experts call for code of conduct on migrant sea rescues

By |april 28th, 2020|Doctors Without Borders, Dunja Mijatović, European Court of Auditors, European Parliament, Frontex, Libya, News, UNHCR|

The EU should stop channeling funds to Libya to manage migration and train its coastguard as it is not a “safe country” for disembarkation of people rescued at sea, MEPs in the European Parliament’s LIBE Committee heard on Monday (27 April).

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Rescue group, EU officials dispute fate of 85 sea migrants

By |april 14th, 2020|coronavirus, Frontex, Italy, Libya, Malta, Mediterranean, migrant crisis, News, NGOs, UNHCR|

Europe's coast guards and rescue agencies were at loggerheads Monday (13 April) about the fate of four dinghies and up to 85 migrants potentially lost at sea after setting off from Libya.

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UNHCR alarm over dozens of missing migrants in Mediterranean

By |april 13th, 2020|Libya, Malta, Mediterranean, migrant crisis, News, NGOs, UNHCR|

The UN refugee agency expressed alarm Sunday (12 April) about the fate of dozens of migrants whose rubber dinghies appear to have capsized after setting sail from Libya for Italy.

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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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UN hails ‘decisive shift’ in refugee assistance at global meet

By |december 19th, 2019|Filippo Grandi, global compact for migration, News, refugee crisis, UNHCR, United Nations|

The UN hailed Wednesday (18 December) a "decisive shift" in the approach to helping surging numbers of displaced people, after a summit ended with billions in donations and concrete promises to simplify refugee integration.

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Europe’s invisible new border

By |julij 5th, 2019|EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, EU migration policy, Maghreb countries, News, Sahel, UNHCR|

The EU has quietly outsourced migration control to countries in North Africa and the Sahel. But the human cost is high, and many migrants still remain determined to reach Europe.

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Sea-Watch migrant rescue boat defies Salvini, enters Italian waters

By |junij 27th, 2019|European Court of Human Rights, European elections 2019, italian elections, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News, NGOs, refugee crisis, UNHCR, United Nations|

The Sea-Watch 3 NGO boat carrying dozens of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean entered Italian waters Wednesday (26 June) off Lampedusa island despite the threat of hefty fines from Italy's far-right interior minister.

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Migrant deaths in the Mediterranean decreased in 2018, UN agency says

By |januar 3rd, 2019|EU migration policy, immigration, News, refugee crisis, UNHCR|

The number of migrants who died or went missing attempting to cross the Mediterranean fell by more than a quarter in 2018 compared to 2,262 in the previous year, the UN refugee agency said on Thursday (3 January).

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UNHCR concerned over lack of Mediterranean rescue capacity

By |oktober 1st, 2018|Filippo Grandi, News, NGOs, refugee crisis, UNHCR, United Nations|

The Maltese authorities on Sunday (30 September) finally took 58 migrants from the Aquarius to Valletta after they had waited for days in rough seas on the rescue ship that can no longer go to port after its flag was pulled.

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