Category: Europe


Largest group of irregular migrants intercepted while trying to cross the English Channel

A group of 86 irregular migrants have been intercepted while trying to cross the English Channel to the UK on 10 September 2019,...
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Migrant children fall from overcrowded boats in Channel between UK and France, charities say

Charity organisations have stated that children are among those who have recently fallen from overcrowded boats while trying to...
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Around 1,400 asylum seekers to be evacuated from overcrowded camp on Greek island

Greek authorities have started moving asylum seekers from Moria, an overcrowded camp on the island of Lesbos. Over 600 people...
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330 irregular migrants intercepted at sea between Turkey and Greece

Turkish authorities say they have intercepted 330 irregular migrants attempting to cross to the Greek island of Lesbos on 17 and...
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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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Irregular migrants continue to risk their lives as EU countries harden the block’s borders

Recent figures show that travelling from Africa to Europe as an irregular migrant continues to be extremely dangerous. Indeed,...
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Iraqi migrant drowned in attempt to swim to Britain

Belgian authorities have recovered the body of a drowned Iraqi migrant who attempted to swim across the English Channel to reach...
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“Excruciating wait” on rescue ship ends as six EU countries accept stranded migrants

After spending two weeks stranded on a rescue ship in the Mediterranean, 356 migrants, including around 90 unaccompanied minors,...
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Bosnian officials: 18 migrants have been beaten and pushed across the border by Croatian police

Allegations have surfaced that Croatian police beat and violently pushed 18 irregular migrants back to Bosnia and Herzegovina,...
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