Man arrested over deaths of Iranian Kurd family in Channel sinking

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; An Iranian man has been held on suspicion of manslaughter following the deaths of four people, and the disappearance of a further three who are believed to have died, Läs mer…

Refugee agencies call for action on trafficking after year's deadliest shipwreck

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UN refugee and migration agencies have called for renewed efforts to tackle human-trafficking gangs and protect those they exploit after at least 140 people died off the coast of Läs mer…

UN urges UK to restart resettlement of refugees after family drowns in Channel

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The UK government needs to urgently restart its resettlement scheme after two young children and their parents died while trying to cross the Channel, the UN refugee agency’s UK Läs mer…

'Maybe we will reach the UK or maybe we will die in the sea,’ say asylum seekers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The loss of an Iranian family and their children in the Channel is renewing calls for a legal route to the UK The call came on Tuesday night in Läs mer…

Canary Islands under pressure as 11,000 migrants arrive in 2020

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Spain’s migration secretary has acknowledged that the Canary Islands are struggling to cope with the arrival of more than 11,000 people so far this year, but says the government Läs mer…

US steps up deportation of Haitians ahead of election, raising Covid fears

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Trump administration justifies the expulsions under a public health law but critics say they risk spreading coronavirus in the Caribbean nation US immigration authorities have radically stepped up Läs mer…

'Try again next time': my three visa rejections

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; I am a western visa rejection expert. Three times – even though I work at an airport. But I am mostly a literary reject, a reality which also, somehow, Läs mer…

Almost 300 asylum seekers have died trying to cross the Channel since 1999

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Almost 300 asylum seekers including 36 children have died trying to cross the Channel to the UK in the past 20 years, according to the first analysis to collate Läs mer…

Four Iranians who died crossing Channel were part of same family

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Four Iranians who died trying to cross the Channel on Tuesday morning were members of one family from the north-western city of Sardasht, the Guardian has learned. Rasul Iran Läs mer…

EU accused of abandoning migrants to the sea with shift to drone surveillance

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The EU has been accused of condemning migrants to death by critics of its recent €100m (£90m) deals for drone surveillance over the Mediterranean Sea. Campaigners and MEPs have Läs mer…

Hostile rhetoric will not stop refugee children dying in the Channel

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; After the death of Alan Kurdi, the Syrian toddler pictured washed up on a Turkish beach, many promises and commitments were made by global leaders to step up their Läs mer…