Germany to strip asylum status of ‘refugees’ who go home on holiday

YASIN AKGUL/AFP/Getty Images German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has announced the government will be cracking down on Syrians with asylum status who go on holiday back to Syria. Bavarian center-right leader Horst Seehofer said that the government would be looking … Read More

Dozens of bodies of migrants who perished in the Mediterranean wash up on Libya’s shoreline

UNHCR, the UN’s refugee agency, called it “the worst Mediterranean tragedy” so far this year. Around 150 African migrants died off the Libyan coast on Thursday, in their apparent bid to reach Europe. Now their bodies are washing up on … Read More

Anti-immigrant rage spills over in Germany following child murder in Frankfurt

Anti-immigrant rhetoric has grown more prominent in days following the murder of an 8-year-old at Frankfurt Station. TA picture taken on August 5, 2019, at Frankfurt am Main’s central station shows flowers that people left to pay tribute to an … Read More

‘Kicks and Punches’: 300 German Police Officers Attacked Trying to Deport Migrants in 2018

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The number of deportees being expelled from Germany is continuing to decline, statistics by the country’s Interior Ministry suggest. While airlines are being blamed for hampering the process, police are reporting that assaults against officers carrying out deportations have become … Read More

Over 795,000 irregular migrants held since 2016 in Turkey

Turkey has been the main route for irregular migrants trying to cross to Europe due to disputes in home countries. File photo – Photograph: Sahil Güvenlik Komutanlığı Over 795,000 irregular migrants and some 18,000 human smugglers have been held in … Read More

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees

Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in the Mediterranean The rescue ship Alan Kurdi picking up 44 people from a wooden boat in the Mediterranean this month. Photograph: Fabian Heinz/Sea-Eye/EPA The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said … Read More

Salvini to France: Italy will no longer accept all mogrants arriving in Europe

MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Italian populist interior minister Matter Salvini has declared his country will no longer take in all migrants arriving in Europe in a letter to French interior minister Christophe Castaner. “The choices made only in Paris and Berlin are … Read More

Hundreds of Undocumented Migrants Occupy Panthéon Monument in Paris

Undocumented migrants protested in Paris on Friday to ask France to grant them legal status.CreditCreditKenzo Tribouillard/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images PARIS — Hundreds of undocumented migrants stormed the Panthéon monument on Friday, demanding that the French government pay more attention … Read More

As Trump closes US doors to migrants, Latin Americans look to Europe

Migrants from Honduras head north through Guatemala in January 2019. The difficulty and danger of the journey to the US is a factor in a rise in Latin American migrants heading for Europe. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters Venezuelans are behind only Syrians … Read More

A Political Murder and Far-Right Terrorism: Germany’s New Hateful Reality

An honor guard at the coffin of the murdered German politician Walter Lübcke during his memorial service this month in Kassel, Germany.CreditCreditSean Gallup/Getty Images BERLIN — The death threats started in 2015 when Walter Lübcke defended the refugee policy of … Read More

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