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Albania: Parliament approves an agreement on immigration with Italy

March 6, 2024

The Albanian Parliament approved an agreement with Italy regarding immigration, which will allow Rome to build two centers in the Balkan country to receive migrants and process asylum requests, while international and human rights organizations criticized it. The Albanian Constitutional Court had previously rejected an appeal by representatives from the opposition Democratic Party against the […]

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The Mediterranean swallowed 289 children during 2023, and UNICEF calls for solutions

March 5, 2024

UN reports showed that the scope of exploitation and death among the displaced and those forcibly leaving their countries is expanding more and more, especially among women and children, who are the weakest link, noting that the Mediterranean Sea swallowed 289 children during the past year. In its official reports, UNICEF indicated that the number […]

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The decline of democracy forces them to flee… 17 Tunisian immigrants are missing off the shores of Italy

February 15, 2024

Tunisian authorities considered at least 17 Tunisians missing after they boarded a boat to immigrate to Italy. Reuters reported, citing Tunisian authorities, that among the missing were two minor children and a woman. Those fleeing Tunisia were considered illegal immigrants, while a Tunisian activist explained that the increase in illegal immigration from Tunisia comes as […]

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Rights groups welcomed the ruling
London violates the Supreme Court’s decision and pledges to go forward with a plan to deport migrants to Rwanda

December 4, 2023

The British government stuck to its decision to move forward with a controversial plan to send migrants to Rwanda, despite the British Supreme Court rejecting this plan, a ruling that human rights organizations welcomed and considered a “victory” and a “major defeat” for the ruling party. The British government’s decision came shortly after the British […]

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Statistic: Half of the migrants to Cyprus this year are Syrians

December 3, 2023

Media outlets have reported that the Syrians who arrived in Cyprus this year constitute about half of the new arrivals to the Mediterranean island, apparently after a rare route to travel to Europe became popular this summer, enabling small boats sailing from Syria to reach Cyprus directly. On Tuesday, November 14, the local Cypriot newspaper […]

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Intending to seek international protection
A Syrian migrant was shot at the Polish-Belarusian border

November 26, 2023

A 23-year-old Syrian migrant was shot by a Polish soldier while trying to cross the border from Belarus, according to what non-governmental organizations in the region announced, amid human rights accusations against Polish border guards of “racism” and “aggression” toward migrants. On Sunday, November 5, the Polish Prosecutor’s Office confirmed opening an investigation into the […]

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Oxfam sounds the alarm
Climate change may cause the number of migrants to rise to 216 million by 2050

September 25, 2023

In a recent report, the non-governmental organization Oxfam expected famine to rise by a third in the worst climate zones, and explained that the number of climate migrants worldwide may rise to 216 million people by 2050, noting that the response of rich countries to these challenges is still much less than expected. In a […]

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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 […]

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A journey of no return

May 11, 2023

Mohammed Atef I was petrified after the announcement of the results of the presidential elections in the summer of 2014, I knew that it was the end. Some lost hope in the revolution after the massacre of Mohammed Mahmoud in November 2011, others lost it after the massacre of the Cabinet that took place a […]

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German political parties and their stance towards migrants and refugees

May 9, 2023

Mohammed Atef Migration and asylum are among the main themes that are always raised in the political arena and in the media scene in Germany. In this article, we briefly present the position of the main German political parties towards that sensitive issue.   The Alternative for Germany (AFD) On the far right, there is […]

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