Latest in Tag: Refugee Highlight

Latest in Tag: Refugee


Council of Europe slams Greece over refugee camp conditions

Horrific sanitary conditions, lack of food, and police beatings: just some of the conditions migrants in Greek camps are subjected to, according to a new report. The situation for children is particularly precarious.The Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) raised concerns Tuesday over the "inhuman and degrading" conditions in Greece's refugee …

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Mediterranean refugee rescues spark EU dispute

Mediterranean countries are all in the same boat: they don’t want ships carrying rescued refugees to dock at their ports. That approach poses a big problem for aid organizations. DW’s Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.Repeated cases of refugee rescue boats being turned away from European ports have sparked anger among aid workers and religious authorities. …

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Trials and tribulations of the Right of Asylum

Everything about the life of an asylum seeker has two sides. The dreams that refugees may have of a Promised Land can shape their destiny, making them indignant or satisfied. If they are looking for safety and the right to a better life, then they would be grateful towards Germany, its renowned bureaucracy and the …

Emad El-Sayed

Angela Merkel: crazy woman receives assistance from competitors

It is clear for those visiting Germany, reading about it, or working in or with it over recent years, that the refugee issue is no longer an internal matter only related to experts or whoever is interested. The issue seems to be an obsession, illness, or symptom of an incurable illness that will sweep all …

Hala Kindelberger

The flight out of Egypt

Egypt is becoming a key transit country for refugees wanting to travel across the Mediterranean. Even more Egyptians seem to be leaving their country. Now the EU is planning a refugee agreement with Cairo

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My 2015: Europe’s super crisis

For our Europe correspondent Bernd Riegert, 2015 was the year of the “super crisis.” As he reports, he was shaken by visits to refugee camps, a lack of solidarity among EU members and poor crisis management.

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Tusk’s ‘concerted action doesn’t make sense’

In interviews with several European newspapers, European Council President Donald Tusk called for a u-turn in European refugee policy. How helpful are his remarks in finding a much-needed compromise? Irregular migrants to Europe should be detained for as long as needed to check their identity, Donald Tusk has said, urging Europe not to underestimate the …

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