Two Gambian migrants recall near drowning incident

Two Gambian men, who were among dozens of rescued migrants off the coast of Libya on 23rd June, told of their near drowning...
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Gambian migrants and asylum seekers fear backlash in Italy

The arrest of Gambian asylum seeker Alagie Touray by Italian authorities, on suspicions of planning a terrorist attack on behalf...
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Proposal for closing the Mediterranean routes

The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, has proposed a 6 billion euro European-Libyan development plan to close...
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Gambian migrants fear stiffer anti-settlement measures in Italy

Gambian migrants in Italy remain skeptical about Italy’s new Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte and his government’s plans as he vows t...
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Gambian government launches five-year plan to end irregular migration among youth

The Gambian government has launched the ‘Youth and Trade Roadmap’, a five-year plan to address irregular migration among Gambian y...
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Hungary passes law to criminalize helping asylum seekers

On 20 June, the parliament of Hungary passed a series of laws that criminalise any individual or groups who help undocumented...
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Hungary to criminalise giving help to migrants

The government of Hungary is set to introduce a controversial law that could criminalise the provision of humanitarian assistance...
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‘Europe is overloaded by migrants’ – President Barrow

President Adama Barrow, discussing irregular migration and other issues with former British Premier Tony Blair, at Chatham House,...
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Gambian migrant dies in Italy

Sanna Dampha, an irregular migrant from Brufut in The Gambia, has been reported dead on the Italian island of Sicily. The cause...
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