Category: Iran


“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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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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Smugglers sentenced to prison by French court

A French court has sentenced two Iraqis and an Iranian man for migrant smuggling across the English Channel on 1 March 2019. A...
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Turkish police used tear gas to disperse migrants queuing to renew immigration documents

Turkish police used tear gas to scatter migrants southwest city of Denizli, who were waiting to renew their immigration documents...
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New export route from Afghanistan to India via Iran will connect millions of Afghans to the outside world, says President Ghani

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has officially opened a new trade route to enable Afghanistan to export to India through Iran as it...
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