violence against refugees

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 […]

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 […]

Germany: Unidentified persons assaulted a young man wearing an Islamic prayer cap in Neukölln

October 23, 2023

German police reported that unidentified persons assaulted a 34-year-old young man in Berlin Neukölln on the evening of Sunday, September 24, leading to his transfer to the hospital with a broken nose, in a new episode of discrimination, hatred, and anti-Muslim behaviour in Germany. The “Amal, Berlin!” website reported that the young man was hit […]

Warnings against the use of immigrants as political tools
Belarus accuses Poland of using violence against migrants to keep them away from Europe

October 11, 2023

Belarus accused Poland of using “violence and abuse” on their common border to deport migrants trying to enter the European Union through its territory, while Poland confirms that Russian and Belarusian special services are “organizing the crossings of migrants” to its borders, amid warnings from activists that migrants are being used as tools in the […]

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