Category: Europe


Libyan coastguard stops migrant rescues

The Libyan coastguard has not been operating in its maritime rescue zone over the past month, according to reports from German...
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French mayors call for more accommodation for asylum seekers

The mayors of 13 French cities have written an open letter to the government calling for more accommodation for asylum seekers....
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Considerable increase in anti-immigration sentiment among Germans

Anti-immigration sentiment has become “normal” in Germany, said authors of a new survey published by left-wing Friedrich...
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Morocco and Spain dismantle smuggling rings leading to drop in migrant arrivals

The number of irregular migrants arriving in Spain from Morocco has dropped by half this year due to the two countries’ joint...
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Migrants in Hungary’s border transit zones denied food, said rights group

A human rights group in Hungary has accused the Hungarian government of systematically denying food to migrants in border transit...
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Anti-immigration attitudes on the rise in Germany

Asylum seekers in Germany are facing an increase in negative and hostile attitudes, according to a study into German attitudes...
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UK continues to return migrants arriving on boats, and charges man with assisting unlawful Channel crossings

Thirty-six migrants intercepted by UK Border Force off the UK coast of Kent face being returned to France or other European Union...
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Decline in number of people granted asylum in EU

The number of people granted asylum in EU countries fell by 40 percent in 2018, according to the latest report by Eurostat, the...
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Smuggling group sentenced to decades in jail by Italian courts

The Italian Supreme Court of Cassation has sentenced three smugglers to 20 years each in jail in connection with a boat tragedy...
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