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Brutality against migrants has become normal on the EU’s lawless borders | Apostolis Fotiadis

The 2016 deal between the EU and Turkey, and the closure of the western Balkan route, curbed the massive influx of Syrian refugees towards Europe. But the story didn’t end there. In the years since, Europe’s intransigence on the issue of mass migration has led EU member states on the external frontier of Europe to…

Ship With 27 Migrants Locked in Limbo for More Than a Month

A commercial tanker has been anchored in the Mediterranean Sea with 27 rescued African migrants aboard for more than a month, caught in a stalemate as ports in the region refuse to allow the Maersk Etienne to dock. The migrants, including a pregnant woman and a child, have remained on board under worsening conditions since…

Desperate migrants caught in no guy’s land inside Bosnia

As they head toward Croatia, hundreds of Asian and African migrants are trapped between two Bosnian regional authorities taking a hard line on migration.Sept. 8, 2020

Over 5,000 Prohibited Migrants Have Actually Now Landed in Britain in 2020

Over 5,000 illegal boat migrants have reached the United Kingdom in small rubber dinghies from France since the start of the year, analysis from the Press Association on Friday found. The massive increase in illegal boat migration this summer has forced the British government to deploy Royal Air Force (RAF) planes to the English Channel…

Over 130 Iraqi Migrants Return Home on Voluntary Greek Flight

A total of 134 Iraqi migrants have returned to their home country this week, with some accepting €2,000 (£1,800/$2,400) as part of a Greek government programme. Forty of the Iraqi migrants aboard the flight were the first to take advantage of the Voluntary Return & Reintegration Programme (AVRR). The programme was initially rolled out in March, but…

Migrants in Libya Suffer Torture, Abuse in Off-the-Grid Detention, Help Groups State

In late May, Juwel Howladar, a 24-year-old Bangladeshi who was in Libya in search of work, left a voice message for his sister. In tears, he said he had been kidnapped and was being tortured in an abandoned warehouse. He begged his family to send $12,000 or he would be killed, his sister said. Over the next…

Many migrants on U.S. deportation flight had coronavirus, Guatemalan president says

FILE PHOTO: Guatemala's President Alejandro Giammattei looks on during a news conference with Michael Kozak (not pictured), acting assistant secretary for U.S. State Department's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, in Guatemala City, Guatemala February 7, 2020. REUTERS/Luis EcheverriaGUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said on Friday that a large number of the migrants…

44 migrants on one United States deportation flight evaluated positive for coronavirus

(CNN)At least 44 migrants who were on the same deportation flight from the US to Guatemala this week have tested positive for Covid-19, two Guatemalan government sources told CNN.The migrants flew to Guatemala on an April 13 flight from Brownsville, Texas, the sources said.Immigrant and human rights advocates have been warning for weeks that deportation…

U.S. expels 6,300 migrants at the border, shuts down asylum under coronavirus order

The Trump administration on Thursday announced it expelled more than 6,300 migrants along the U.S. southern border in March, sending them to Mexico or their home countries under a public health directive that officials say allows them to override immigration and asylum laws to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Under an order issued by…

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