Greece: Deportations will be sped up in response to resurgence in irregular migrant arrivals

Greece says it will speed up deportations in response to the latest increase in irregular migrant flows from neighbouring Turkey....
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North Macedonia: At least 34 irregular migrants injured in highway accident, another 240 detained for illegal border crossings.

At least 34 Afghan irregular migrants and a truck driver were injured in a highway accident on 20 July 2019, North Macedonian...
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Migrants battle extreme temperatures in as record heatwave hits France

A record heatwave of over 40 degrees Celsius hit France at the start of its summer season in June 2019, leaving vulnerable...
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Hundreds of refugees camp on a former garbage site along Bosnian-Croatian border

Vucjak was a garbage dump for the Bosnian city of Bihac for decades. Today, the site is a temporary camp for irregular migrants...
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“The cost of living in Turkey is much higher than you can imagine,” said an Afghan migrant in Istanbul

Thousands of Afghan irregular migrants travel through Turkey each year with the aim of reaching Europe eventually. Many of them...
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“It was the toughest journey one can ever have,” said Afghan returnee

We asked an Afghan irregular migrant to share his story with The Migrant Project. Read more about his journey below: What was...
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German authorities rejected almost all church asylum cases in 2019

German authorities have turned down most of the church asylum cases in 2019, according to German news agency DW. Over the first...
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Sahraa Karimi becomes the first woman in Afghanistan to run Afghan Film

Afghan female filmmaker and director, Sahraa Karimi, has been appointed as Director General of state-run Afghan Film. This is the...
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IOM and the European Union to help thousands of vulnerable migrants return home from Turkey

Migrants stuck in Turkey can now benefit from a new voluntary returns programme. On 16 April 2019, the International Organization...
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