Europe must do more to protect child migrants in Greece, urges UNHCR chief

Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has expressed his serious concerns for the safety and welfare of unaccompanied minors on the Greek island of Lesbos. He called on...
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Over 55,000 migrants intercepted by Turkish Coast Guard in 2019

Turkey has reinforced its efforts to block irregular migrants from reaching Greece. In 2019, the flow of irregular migrants attempting to cross the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Greece has continued to...
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Bosnia: Migrants resist closure of “shameful” Vucjak camp

In response to mounting international pressure, Bosnian authorities have decided to shut down Vucjak, a makeshift migrant camp built on the site of a landfill. However, the camp residents are...
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“Where are the human rights?” asks an Afghan migrant facing camp closures in Greece

Migrants in Greece are becoming increasingly concerned about their futures as the government moves ahead with its plan to shut down camps on Lesbos, Chios and Samos. The camps will be replaced with...
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“You pass or you die”: Migrants in Calais risk their lives to reach the United Kingdom

Migrants in the French port city Calais said that constant police presence, falling temperatures and worsening living conditions are pushing them to risk their lives to reach the United Kingdom. ...
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Greece: Migrants allegedly beaten by border authorities

Greek authorities are beating and mistreating migrants in an attempt to push them back into Turkey, according to migrants who were forcibly returned. Young Syrian migrant Behiye S. said that she was...
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Two French men jailed for helping migrants cross the English Channel

Two French men have been sentenced to prison for helping irregular migrants to cross the English Channel. The first of the two men is the owner of a second-hand boat firm, who has been convicted of...
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Hundreds of migrants protest deportations in an airport terminal in Paris

Hundreds of irregular migrants gathered at the airport of the French capital Paris, to protest the deportation of other irregular migrants. The migrants being deported from France were either...
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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 board. The eight men and a child, who identified themselves as...
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