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Latest FRA quarterly bulletin on migration said the coronavirus containment measures led to a 90% decrease in asylum applications in April 2020
‘A landmark EU-Turkey agreement to curb irregular migration to EU has collapsed,’ says Mitsotakis
The three captors, aged between 24 and 27, include two Egyptians and one Guinean man, have been accused of torture, kidnapping, and mistreating dozens of people.
Rescued migrants should not be sent to detention centres, says UNHCR spokesperson
Strike took place as conflict in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing
“This is another example of the suffering of migrants living in countries of crises”
Boat capsized in Mediterranean Sea in deadliest migrant boat sinking in months
Latest shipwrecks put death toll in January on at 200
In 2017, Egypt experienced highest number of arrivals since 2013, close to 40,000, UNHCR says
A boat carrying hundreds of illegal migrants sank on Wednesday
The Egyptian president addressed the UN general assembly at the summit for migrants and refugees
As the European Union searches for solutions to its migrant crisis, a program for returning migrants in Tunisia boasts a stunning success rate.
Afghan asylum seekers in Germany say the recent terror attack in Würzburg could further delay their asylum applications and trigger a backlash against them. They urge not to be painted with the same brush.
Italy’s Coast Guard says it has rescued more than 4,500 migrants from the Mediterranean in the past 24 hours. Italy has become a main entry point for Europe-bound asylum seekers since the closure of the Balkan route.
The agreement restricts refugees’ entrance to Europe, violates international law, says FM spokesperson
The news comes following the documentation of high numbers of Egyptian minors travelling to Italy
Rocket-propelled grenades recovered, Ministry of Defence says
Ambassador Moran says the parliament has been “conspicuous by its absence”
Ministry accuses Europe of paying lip-service to human rights
A Hungarian court has ordered four men arrested over the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria to be remanded in custody until 29 September . Police believe the suspects are part of a people smuggling gang
List of successes by armed forces includes migrants and drugs seizures
Figure is identical to number of reported arrests mid-July
Though not career smugglers, many fishermen turn to trafficking during tough times