Category: Europe


Three years after EU-Turkey migrant deal, thousands still stranded in Greece

Three years ago, the European Union and Turkey inked a deal to prevent migrants and asylum seekers from crossing irregularly from...
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Violence and abuse against migrants in Croatia, rights group reports

The Croatian police conducts “systematic, unlawful, and frequently violent pushbacks and collective expulsions” on thousands...
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Italian authorities demolish camp housing 1,500 migrants

More than 1,500 people have been evicted from a large refugee camp in southern Italy. The eviction in San Ferdinando is the...
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French police clears largest migrant camp near Calais

Around 200 migrants were forced to abandon an informal camp in France after police cleared the area on 12 March 2019. Before its...
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New Danish immigration law criticised by human rights groups

Refugee permits should be “withdrawn or exempted when possible”, according to a new bill that was approved by the Danish...
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European Court Rules in Favour of Child Migrant

France has been ordered by the European Union Court of Human Rights to pay an unaccompanied Afghan child migrant EUR 15,000. The...
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France to send more boats to Libya’s coastguard

France will deliver six boats to Libya to support the country’s efforts to curb irregular migration, the French defence...
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Migrants detained after storming port of Calais

At least 63 migrants were detained in Calais ferry terminal, after a coordinated push to board a Dover-bound ferry, French...
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Harrowing tales from migrants attempting to cross the English Channel

Migrants in northern France are repeatedly risking their lives to cross the English Channel. One Iraqi couple, Azis and Maryam,...
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