Donors’ Conference for Syria: Germany Pledges $1 Billion amid European Dispute over Refugees

June 13, 2024

Countries participating in the Donors’ Conference for Syria held in Brussels have pledged an additional $7.5 billion to help alleviate the suffering caused by the civil war. After the conference, European Union Commissioner Janez Lenarčič stated that the funds allocated for Syria consist of $5 billion in grants and $2.5 billion in loans. Germany pledged […]

Human rights activists considered it a “historic failure”: The European Union reaches an agreement on reforming the immigration system

January 7, 2024

European Parliaments and European Union member states reached an agreement on reforming the immigration system after long and arduous negotiations, but human rights organizations considered that “this agreement constitutes a historic failure” and “will cause more deaths at sea.” On December 19, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen praised this “historic agreement” on the […]

Survivors of the migrant boat sinking disaster sue Greece for negligence

October 19, 2023

After surviving the deadliest boat sinking disaster in the Mediterranean Sea in recent years, survivors of the incident have filed a lawsuit against Greek authorities for negligence in protecting the lives of migrants. The boat sank off Greece in June while carrying between 400 and 750 people from Pakistan, Syria and Egypt. Only about 104 […]

In response to the Italian far-right: Germany announces a halt to accepting immigrants coming from Italy

October 15, 2023

Tensions between Berlin and Rome has reached the point of Germany announcing that it will stop accepting immigrants coming from Italy, because of “great immigration pressure,” while experts attribute the reason for the recent German escalation to the policy of the extreme right ruling in Rome. Germany announced on Wednesday, September 13, that it had suspended […]

It may lead to improving their conditions… seeking to sign a new refugee agreement between Turkey and Greece under German sponsorship

October 12, 2023

Greek migration Minister Dimitris Kairidis said that a new refugee agreement should be concluded between Turkey and the European Union, under German sponsorship, given Berlin’s distinguished relations with Ankara. Kairidis explained in press statements that the refugee agreement must be under Berlin’s leadership, adding: “We protect our northern borders as much as we can.” “However, […]

Europe’s support for oppressive regimes contributes to the escalation of the refugee crisis, and the remedy lies in democracy.

October 11, 2023

Written by: Taha Ali   Nobody desires to depart from their place of birth and upbringing unless they encounter injustice and deprivation of human dignity. People aspire to seek out a location that honors their humanity, preserves their dignity, and fulfills their dream of living as fully realized human beings. Reports indicate that immigration rates […]

The far-right in Greece holds migrants responsible for forest fires

September 24, 2023

Greek firefighters continue to fight the “largest” forest fire in the European Union in 23 years, while the far-right accuses migrants of being behind the fires, which killed about 20 people, most of them migrants. The fire that broke out on August 18 in the northeast of the country, near the coastal city of Alexandroupolis, […]

Due to a missing environmental study
A Greek court revokes a permit to build a migrant center on Lesbos

September 5, 2023

The Supreme Administrative Court of Greece canceled the permit to build a migrant center, which the government was planning to erect in the heart of the largest forest on the Aegean island of Lesbos, despite the rejection expressed by an important sector of the local population to establish the center. Greece’s plans and hopes for […]

Looking into the role of Frontex
Europe opens an investigation into the tragic drowning of migrants off the Greek coast

August 15, 2023

The European Union’s Rights Monitoring Authority opened an investigation into the sinking of a migrant boat off the coast of Greece on June 14, with more than 500 asylum seekers on board, resulting in hundreds of victims. The investigation deals with whether the European Border and Coast Guard Agency “Frontex” of the European Union carried […]

Human rights organization: Arab refugees held in a camp on the Greek island of Kos

August 8, 2023

The non-governmental organization “Aegean Boat Report” revealed that the Greek authorities held about 14 Arab refugees in a camp on the Greek island of Kos after they appeared in a video last month in which they were talking about being beaten while their hands were tied and their eyes blindfolded, which caused a great uproar […]

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