Tag: refugees

  • Dozens of migrants rescued in Channel at weekend

    By Emma Wallis The French coast guard rescued 64 migrants in the Channel at the weekend who were attempting to cross the stretch of water towards the UK. The migrants, […]

  • Greece Hardening Stance Against Asylum Seekers; Increases Patrolling Forces

    November 22: Greece said on Friday it was deploying more border guards to “shut the door” to migrants not entitled to stay, the latest sign of a hardening stance against […]

  • RN deployed to Channel

    Critics claim move is entirely political. Royal Navy sent ‘to prevent migrant crossings’ in Channel A Royal Navy patrol ship has been sent to the English Channel to deter migrant […]

  • UK patrols to increase

    Crossings from France vex UK government. Channel migrants: UK and France to step up patrols The UK and France are to step up joint patrols and increase surveillance to tackle […]

  • Migrants detained in Kent

    Migrant numbers on the rise. More than 20 migrants detained in Kent Some 23 migrants, including three children, have been detained in Kent after crossing the Channel in small boats. […]

  • MSF pull a vessel from Med

    Reduction in migrants prompts move. Mediterranean: MSF ends mission of search and rescue boat Prudence As a consequence of a drop in the number of boats reaching international waters in […]

  • India’s Rohingya fears

    Human Rights Watch monitoring events. Indian Maritime Forces Seek to Keep Out Rohingya Refugees India’s military is attempting to secure the country’s maritime borders to prevent the entry of Rohingya […]

  • Anti-migrant boat stopped

    The C-Star has been stuck just off a peninsula in the Gulf of Suez since Sunday Anti-immigrant ship on its way to stop refugee boats in Mediterranean stopped in Suez Canal […]

  • Hundreds dead in Mediterranean

    More tragedy for the Med. Migrant crisis: ‘Hundreds dead’ in shipwrecks off Libya About 240 migrants are believed drowned in two shipwrecks off the coast of Libya, migration officials say. […]

  • UN extends migrant mission

    Hardly a surprise… Security Council extends measures to curb migrant smuggling off Libyan coast 6 October 2016 – Deploring continued loss of life due to migrant smuggling and human trafficking […]

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