Category: Iraqi Kurdistan


Denmark’s parliament may be changing, but its anti-immigration policies are not

Denmark’s left-wing party has won 48 out of 179 seats in the June 2019 elections, beating the country’s main far-right...
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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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Kurdish returnee recounts traumatic journey to Europe

Despite risking his life to reach Europe, Miran Gardi, a young Kurdish migrant, decided to return home to Kurdistan. The Migrant...
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After failed migration attempt, Kurdish returnee still in debt to smuggler

Ahmed Gorran, a Kurdish migrant, made the difficult decision to leave his wife and two children in Iraqi Kurdistan in search of...
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Iraqi Kurdish family lose everything to smugglers after failed migration attempt

Over the past few years, large numbers of Iraqi Kurds, escaping poverty and conflict, have paid smugglers thousands of dollars in...
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Migrants stuck at the Bosnian-Croatian border

In an attempt to cross the Croatian border into Europe, many migrants have become stranded in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The...
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