Posts Tagged ‘migrants’

Dozens of migrants rescued from boats as France and UK sign new deal

Dozens more migrants were rescued by the French coastguard in the English Channel over the weekend as officials agreed a new deal with the UK to reduce the number of crossings. A boat carrying 19 migrants was stopped by customs officials early on Sunday morning off the coast of Boulogne-sur-mer. The regional radio network France […]

2,000 Adult Migrants Caught Posing as Kids to Cheat UK Asylum System

Over 2,000 adult migrants have been caught posing a children to cheat the UK’s asyulum system, according to new Home Office data. A staggering number of refugees have successfully fooled authorities into thinking they were children to take advantage of government benefits for child migrants. Upon arrival at the UK border, many of the migrants […]

Police forcefully remove migrants from central Paris square in ‘shocking’ scene

Police dismantled hundreds of migrant tents in Paris’ Place de la République on Monday in a scene that France’s interior minister called “shocking”. Video posted to social media by journalists and non-profit organisations showed police strong-arming migrants and throwing people out of their tents, as they removed the makeshift camp from central Paris. French interior […]

Italian coastguard rescues 31 migrants off coast of Lampedusa

Italian coastguard rescued 31 migrants from a capsized boat five kilometres off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa on Saturday. Members of the Italian coastguard were involved in the rescue operation of the migrants after officers from the Guardia di Finanza spotted the vessel from a helicopter. Two of the rescued migrants were […]

At least 140 migrants die off Senegal in deadliest shipwreck of 2020

Over 140 died last week when a migrant ship sank off the coast of Senegal, the International Office for Migration (IOM) said on Thursday. It was the deadliest shipwreck recorded in 2020, according to the UN migration agency. Around 200 passengers set off in the vessel from the Senegalese town of Mbour on Saturday, heading […]

French Women attack Muslim migrants in wake of Teacher Beheading

    Two Muslim women were seriously injured in an apparent racially motivated attack near the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The two female suspects arrested over the incident have been charged with attempted murder. The victims, identified as French women with an Algerian background, were walking in a group of five adults and four children […]

AfD official said migrants ‘could be shot or gassed’ German media reports

An official from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has been fired after he was reportedly caught saying migrants coming to the country “could still be shot later on…or gassed.” On Monday the party confirmed Christian Lueth’s contract had been terminated. Lueth was already suspended from his post as parliamentary spokesman in April after […]

Greek Locals, Migrants Clash at Hotel Rented by UN for ‘Refugee Children’

Tensions reportedly boiled over in a Greek town where nearly 40 ‘unaccompanied minors’ were quietly moved into a hotel by the United Nations – to the dismay of local residents. In an operation reportedly overseen by Greek NGO METAdrati and the U.N. International Organization for Migration (IOM), 39 ‘refugee children’ were brought to the mainland […]

More Migrants Cross English Channel This Month Than All of Last Year

The number of illegal migrants crossing the English Channel in September has already eclipsed the entirety of 2019, according to reports. Nearly 400 migrants reached U.K. shores on Tuesday alone, pushing the official total for September up to 1,892 – with another eight full days left in the month. The Home Office says 1,835 migrants […]

In pictures: Migrants attempt to cross from France to England

The number of migrants attempting to cross to England from northern France has spiralled during the summer. It’s part of a general upward trend: authorities say 6,200 migrants attempted the crossing in the first eight months of this year, compared with 2,294 for the whole of 2019. On Tuesday, 88 migrants were rescued during five […]

New pact to force EU countries to take more migrants from frontline nations

The European Union is planning to unveil a new migration pact that will require member states to take more migrants from frontline countries such as Italy and Greece and bring an end to overcrowded camps like the one at Moria on the island of Lesbos. EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson says she’s already bracing […]

Lesbos Migrants Burned Their Own Moria Camp Down Because They Were Mad About Coronavirus Measures

    [embedded content] Greek police have detained six migrants over a fire that razed the Moria refugee camp to the ground, the government said on Tuesday, as thousands of displaced people refused to move to a new facility and demanded to leave Lesbos island. More than 12,000 people, mostly refugees from Afghanistan, Africa and […]

Greek police fire tear gas at migrants protesting after blaze at Europe’s largest refugee center

    Clashes erupted and police fired tear gas as a large crowd of migrants protested on the Greek island of Lesbos after Moria (or better said Mordor) rapefugee center, the largest in Europe, burnt down earlier this week. The blaze at the severely overcrowded camp, which was initially designed to accommodate about 2,200, left […]

Displaced migrants on Lesbos island protest in wake of fire at Moira camp

At least three men were arrested on Saturday following protests by migrants displaced by the destruction of the Moria refugee camp on Lesbos in fires earlier this week, according to AP. A few women fainted due to tear gas used to disperse those who joined the protest and one man was evacuated by ambulance after […]

Lesbos’ migrants sleep on the streets after fire at Moria camp

Migrants and refugees were evacuated from a large migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Wednesday after fires broke out at multiple points around the site, fire service officials said. Some 12,500 people live at the Moria camp and the surrounding area, where additional restrictions have been imposed over the past week after […]

800 migrants removed from overcrowded asylum centre on island of Lampedusa

800 migrants have been transferred away from a residence for asylum seekers on the small Italian island of Lampedusa by ship. The move is to try to relieve some of the severe overcrowding at the centre, although it remains hugely oversubcribed. It follows a promise made by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during an emergency meeting […]

Rival protests in Dover as more migrants and refugees cross the Channel

“Refugees are welcome” dozens of protesters chanted in England’s port city of Dover on Saturday, a message intended to challenge a rival rally that was held hours later on the same streets. Those rivals are upset that increasing numbers of migrants and refugees are reaching England from France. Over 1,450 people crossed the channel by […]

Italians Revolt as Black Migrants Overwhelm Island

    Residents of Lampedusa are protesting against migrants arriving on their overwhelmed island after the Italian government facilitated the entry of 870 more in a single weekend, according to reports. A total of approximately 870 illegal migrants who departed from North Africa were brought ashore on Friday and Saturday under the supervision of Italian […]

Italians Revolt as Migrants Overwhelm Island

Residents of Lampedusa are protesting against migrants arriving on their overwhelmed island after the Italian government facilitated the entry of 870 more in a single weekend, according to reports. A total of approximately 870 illegal migrants who departed from North Africa were brought ashore on Friday and Saturday under the supervision of Italian authorities and […]

Italians Revolt as Migrants Overwhelm Island

Residents of Lampedusa are protesting against migrants arriving on their overwhelmed island after the Italian government facilitated the entry of 870 more in a single weekend, according to reports. A total of approximately 870 illegal migrants who departed from North Africa were brought ashore on Friday and Saturday under the supervision of Italian authorities and […]

Italians Revolt as Migrants Overwhelm Island

Residents of Lampedusa are protesting against migrants arriving on their overwhelmed island after the Italian government facilitated the entry of 870 more in a single weekend, according to reports. A total of approximately 870 illegal migrants who departed from North Africa were brought ashore on Friday and Saturday under the supervision of Italian authorities and […]

Sweden: Two Teenage Boys Raped & Buried Alive By Migrants

So the savage moslems are rioting in Sweden but not because two of their own raped and nearly murdered two Swedish boys, but because some patriots decided to burn the Koran in response to that filthy crime. OpIndia: Two teenage boys were allegedly raped, tortured and buried alive at a cemetery recently in Solna near […]

Sweden: Two Teenage Boys Raped & Buried Alive By Migrants

So the savage moslems are rioting in Sweden but not because two of their own raped and nearly murdered two Swedish boys, but because some patriots decided to burn the Koran in response to that filthy crime. OpIndia: Two teenage boys were allegedly raped, tortured and buried alive at a cemetery recently in Solna near […]

Sweden: Two Teenage Boys Raped & Buried Alive By Migrants

So the savage moslems are rioting in Sweden but not because two of their own raped and nearly murdered two Swedish boys, but because some patriots decided to burn the Koran in response to that filthy crime. OpIndia: Two teenage boys were allegedly raped, tortured and buried alive at a cemetery recently in Solna near […]

Sweden: Two Teenage Boys Raped & Buried Alive By Migrants

So the savage moslems are rioting in Sweden but not because two of their own raped and nearly murdered two Swedish boys, but because some patriots decided to burn the Koran in response to that filthy crime. OpIndia: Two teenage boys were allegedly raped, tortured and buried alive at a cemetery recently in Solna near […]

Migrants move off Banksy rescue vessel as ships come to its aid

All migrants aboard a rescue boat funded by British street artist Banksy have been transferred to other boats, the team behind the mission said after the pink and white vessel carrying more than 200 passengers sent out an urgent appeal for help. An Italian patrol boat raced to the MV Louise Michel stranded in the […]

Migrants move off Banksy rescue vessel as ships come to its aid

All migrants aboard a rescue boat funded by British street artist Banksy have been transferred to other boats, the team behind the mission said after the pink and white vessel carrying more than 200 passengers sent out an urgent appeal for help. An Italian patrol boat raced to the MV Louise Michel stranded in the […]

Migrants move off Banksy rescue vessel as ships come to its aid

All migrants aboard a rescue boat funded by British street artist Banksy have been transferred to other boats, the team behind the mission said after the pink and white vessel carrying more than 200 passengers sent out an urgent appeal for help. An Italian patrol boat raced to the MV Louise Michel stranded in the […]

Migrants move off Banksy rescue vessel as ships come to its aid

All migrants aboard a rescue boat funded by British street artist Banksy have been transferred to other boats, the team behind the mission said after the pink and white vessel carrying more than 200 passengers sent out an urgent appeal for help. An Italian patrol boat raced to the MV Louise Michel stranded in the […]

Migrants move off Banksy rescue vessel as ships come to its aid

All migrants aboard a rescue boat funded by British street artist Banksy have been transferred to other boats, the team behind the mission said after the pink and white vessel carrying more than 200 passengers sent out an urgent appeal for help. An Italian patrol boat raced to the MV Louise Michel stranded in the […]

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