Tag Archives: Forced migration

20Sep/15

Kerry says U.S. ready to take more refugees

(N24 POOL) – The United States will take in 15,000 more refugees from around the world next year, increasing the current level to 85,000, and to 100,000 in 2017, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said after talks with his German counterpart on Sunday.
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18Sep/15

EU migration head says “times are testing the Union”

(REUTERS) – The European Union’s migration commissioner said on Thursday (September 17) that barriers of the kind that Hungary had erected on its Serbian border were temporary solutions that only diverted refugees and migrants to other countries and escalated tensions.
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09Sep/15

Camerawoman fired in migrant trip row

(REUTERS/SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – A Hungarian camerawoman was reportedly fired from her job on Tuesday (September 8) amid allegations that she tripped up refugees as they fled from police in Hungary.
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07Sep/15

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy Island for refugees

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy an island from Greece or Italy to house refugees fleeing war in the Middle East.

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06Sep/15

Miliband urges U.S. to play bigger role in refugee crisis

Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband says the U.S. should play a leadership role in helping deal with the refugee crisis engulfing Europe and the Middle East.

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06Sep/15

Pope appeals for religious institutions to welcome migrant families

Pope Francis calls on every parish, religious community, monastery and sanctuary in Europe to take in one refugee family.

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06Sep/15

Israel’s Netanyahu rejects calls to take in Syrian refugees

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu rejects calls to take in Syrian refugees after their plight in Europe strikes chord in Israel, says Israel too small.

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02Sep/15

Hundreds of migrants camp outside Budapest station, want to go to Germany

Hundreds of migrants spend the night outside Budapest’s Eastern Railway Terminus after Hungary refuses to let them board westbound trains to Germany.

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31Aug/15

20,000 people gather at pro-refugee rally in Vienna

Some 20,000 people take to the streets of the Austrian capital as part of a pro-refugee rally.

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