Victims of the Cologne sex attacks are still searching for justice

Cologne, one year after the attack The mass sexual assaults around Cologne’s main railway station on New Year’s Eve 2015 rocked Germany, not just because of their scale (police believe hundreds of men were involved) but because of the sense … Read More

Over 5,600 Asylum Seekers Deported From Germany in Q1 2019 – Reports

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A total of 5,613 asylum seekers were deported from Germany in the first three months of 2019, the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper reported on Sunday. The largest number of asylum seekers (600) were deported to Italy, 400 more to the … Read More

Migrants in detention centres in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’

Ravina Shamdasani, spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has issued the following statement on the treatment of migrants in detention centres in Hungary. We are alarmed by reports that migrants in detention centres in Hungary have been … Read More

Germany Halts Granting Asylum to Syrians En Masse – Reports

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AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh Decisions concerning asylum applications have allegedly been postponed for several weeks as German authorities are set to reassess the security situation in Syria, according to media reports. Last year, Germany’s interior minister decided to extend a … Read More

Far-right in Spain sweeps town with anti-migrant message

EL EJIDO, Spain (AP) – Surrounded by miles of greenhouses where migrant workers grow fruit and vegetables for the rest of Europe, this sleepy town on the sunbaked Mediterranean coast has become a beachhead for the arrival of the far-right … Read More

Germans Growing More Hostile To Asylum-Seekers – Study

AFP 2019 / Christof Stache The telephone survey, commissioned by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, involved 1,890 respondents and was held between September and February. A recent study has revealed that while prejudices toward the homeless and gay people have declined, Germans … Read More

Hundreds of Iranian and Afghan Refugees Thrown out on the Streets of Athens

Refugees staged a sit-in outside the Greek parliament in Athens, demanding shelter Just before Easter, police in Athens raided a building where a group of refugees had been sheltering, arrested several of them and sent the rest either to camps … Read More

Number of Western Balkan immigrants in Germany on a sharp rise

Author: Flickr/Hernán Piñera WIESBADEN – According to German Federal Statistical Office, the number of economic migrants from the Western Balkan countries has risen to 66.000 in 2018. This represents a sharp increase from the same number in 2015, which amounted … Read More

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