Sixty migrants assumed dead after boat sank in Lake Van

Turkish rescue teams have recovered the bodies of five more migrants who died after their boat ran into trouble in Lake Van in...
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New record for number of migrants intercepted in the English Channel in one day

The interception of irregular migrants trying to reach the UK via the English Channel has hit a new record after 145 people on...
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Thirteen migrants freeze to death near the Turkey-Iran border

Thirteen irregular migrants froze to death in the Turkish city of Caldiran shortly after crossing the Iranian border, the Human...
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Over 100 migrants intercepted in the English Channel in just four days

Border patrols found over 100 migrants attempting to cross the dangerous shipping lanes of the English Channel between 21 and 24...
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Bus carrying irregular migrants crash near the Iran-Turkey border, 17 injured

A minibus carrying over 30 irregular migrants crashed into a cliff in eastern Turkey, close to the border with Iran on 16 August...
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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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French coast guard intercepts nine migrants attempting to cross the English Channel

On Sunday 19 May, the French coast guard intercepted a small boat attempting to cross the English Channel with nine migrants on...
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Another 42 migrants intercepted by UK border patrol

Police have intercepted a total of 42 migrants on the weekend of 11 May 2019 as they crossed the English Channel to enter the UK...
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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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