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Refugees

2021

13

Oct

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French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin wants to lock migrants in camps

FRENCH Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin has applauded the “Greek model” of containing immigration, promising French support for similar tactics.Mr Darmanin visited a controversial migrant camp on the Greek island of Samos, described as a “closed and controlled access” camp outfitted with barbed wire and watchtowers. Mr Darmanin, praising the new facility, said: “We ask other […]

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Country: France
Source: DailyExpress

29

Sep

Polonya sınırında olağanüstü hal

Migrants at the Belarusian border suffer

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda said on Tuesday he would request the extension of a state of emergency along Poland’s border with Belarus for a further 60 days due to a surge in migration that Warsaw blames on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Poland and fellow European Union states Lithuania and Latvia have reported sharp increases in […]

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Country: Poland
Source: , Reuters

28

Sep

Marine Le Pen proposes referendum on immigration if elected president

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen said on Monday that if she is elected president in the 2022 election, she will call a referendum proposing drastic limits on immigration. Le Pen said on France 2 television the referendum would propose strict criteria for entering French territory and for acquiring French nationality, as well as giving […]

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Country: France
Source: , Reuters

27

Sep

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Haiti deportations justified because of Covid, Biden homeland secretary says

The US homeland security secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, on Sunday defended the Biden administration’s decision to send thousands of Haitians to a home country they fled because of natural disasters and political turmoil. Mayorkas told NBC’s Meet the Press the removals were justified because of the coronavirus pandemic, a point disputed by advocates and public health […]

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Country: United States
Source: , TheGuardian

24

Sep

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Guantanamo prison to reopen

Biden administration to reopen migrant detention camp near Guantánamo Bay prison   Biden administration is preparing to reopen a migrant detention camp at Guantánamo Bay in the wake of a surge of migrants and asylum seekers on the southern border. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) bureau is inviting tenders for private contractors to run […]

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Country: United States
Source: , TheGuardian

21

Sep

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Migrants in Texas: US probes horseback charge on Haiti migrants

The pictures widely shared on social media show the riders using their reins against the migrants and pushing them back towards the Rio Grande in Texas.Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says his department will investigate reports of alleged abuse.He said the officers were trying to manage the migrants crossing the river.Some 13,000 mainly Haitian migrants […]

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Country: United States
Source: , BBC

10

Sep

İngiltere göçmenleri itiyor

Channel crossings: Migrant boats could be turned back in new UK move

Boats carrying migrants across the English Channel could be turned back from the UK, if personally approved by Home Secretary Priti Patel. The government has authorised Border Force officials to use the new tactic – but only in limited circumstances. However France is strongly against the plan, saying it breaks maritime law and accusing the […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: , BBC

30

Jul

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Greece: Stop Denying Refugee Children an Education

The Greek government should urgently reform discriminatory policies so that children seeking asylum can go to school when the new year begins on September 13, 2021, Human Rights Watch said today. Only 1 in 7 children living in camps was able to attend school in the last school year, and the authorities should immediately hire […]

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Country: Greece
Source: , RW

16

Jul

Frontex Direktörü Yunanistan

Frontex Reform Needed to Protect Migrant Rights in Europe

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency, known as Frontex, has failed to protect the rights of people at European Union borders, a European Parliament investigation has found. The July 15 report highlights how Frontex – in particular its executive director, Fabrice Leggeri – failed to take action to address reports of migrant pushbacks, the […]

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Country: European Union
Source: , HRW

23

Jun

Greece: Pushbacks and violence against refugees and migrants are de facto border policy

Greek border forces are violently and illegally detaining groups of refugees and migrants before summarily returning them to Turkey, in contravention of their human rights obligations under EU and international law, new research from Amnesty International has revealed. The report, Greece: Violence, lies and pushbacks, documents how the Greek authorities are conducting illegal pushbacks at land […]

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Country: Greece
Source: , Amnesty