Category: Europe


“You pass or you die”: Migrants in Calais risk their lives to reach the United Kingdom

Migrants in the French port city Calais said that constant police presence, falling temperatures and worsening living conditions...
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Greece: Migrants allegedly beaten by border authorities

Greek authorities are beating and mistreating migrants in an attempt to push them back into Turkey, according to migrants who...
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Iraqi Kurdish smuggler sentenced to four years in Spanish prison

Shwana Rafiq, a 36-year-old Iraqi Kurdish asylee in Spain, has been sentenced to prison for his leading role in a gang that hid...
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Greek authorities to shut down overcrowded migrant camps on islands

The Greek government announced the planned closure of at least three overcrowded migrant camps on the Greek islands near Turkey...
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Police evacuate around 1,600 migrants from makeshift camps in Paris

Almost 600 police officers were deployed to evacuate over 1,600 people from two makeshift migrant camps in northern Paris on 7...
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Concern for migrants’ lives grows as weather worsens in Bosnia

As winter approaches, the weather is creating extreme living conditions for hundreds of migrants in makeshift camps. In Bosnia,...
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Libya: migrants detained for profit

Libya’s government is profiting from migrant detention centres, according to a leaked report from the EU. The report admitted...
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Italy renews deal which returns intercepted irregular migrants to Libya

Italy’s recently elected government has agreed to an automatic renewal of a 2017 deal under which intercepted migrants picked...
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More African migrants die on land than in the Mediterranean, says UNHCR

At least twice as many migrants die attempting to reach the Mediterranean as those who die attempting to cross the sea, according...
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