UK accused of sending migrants back to France

Human rights groups have claimed that the United Kingdom has been returning migrants to France before their asylum...
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Germany is no longer the top European destination for asylum seekers

Spain has overtaken Germany as the European country receiving most asylum seekers, a report by EU’s asylum agency...
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Libya: Hundreds of migrants intercepted and detained within 48 hours  

About 400 Europe-bound migrants fleeing Libya have been intercepted and taken to detention centres in Tripoli by the...
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Around 300 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean sea

A further 140 migrants are stranded on the Mediterranean sea after being rescued from a sinking dingy by Maltese...
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Greece urged to release migrants children from “dirty, crowded cells” by human rights organisation

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Greek authorities to free the 276 unaccompanied migrant children currently...
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“The road is really blocked”: Travel restrictions cause major challenges for irregular migrants 

Despite the coronavirus pandemic and the related restrictions on movement, many Africans are continuing to attempt to...
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Irregular migrants at greater risk of exploitation as Europe eases lockdown, says Europol  

The easing of the coronavirus lockdown across Europe may increase the exploitation of irregular migrants by organised...
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IOM highlights increased risk of migrants dying in “invisible shipwrecks”

The International Organization for Migration has expressed concern about the heightened risk of migrants running into...
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Greece rejected half of all asylum applications in the last two months

Greek authorities have rejected 11,000 asylum applications (48.2 per cent of the total) in the last two months of March...
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