Tag Archives: Right of asylum

25Aug/15

Up to 3,000 refugees, migrants expected a day in Macedonia – UNHCR

UN Refugee Agency predicts the number of migrants crossing the border between Greece and Macedonia to remain at 3,000 per day.

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16Aug/15

Migrants from countries other than Syria turned away from Kos refugee ship

Migrants on the Greek island of Kos are turned away from a ship processing and accommodating refugees as Syrians are given priority.

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07Aug/15

Berliners supply migrants with water and food as temperatures soar

As summer temperatures soar in Berlin, people in the city donate water, food and other essential supplies to migrants waiting in the heat outside the official building where they hope to apply for asylum.

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07Aug/15

Greece, Europe must act to end “totally shameful” migrant situation, UN says

The conditions for migrants on many Greek islands are “totally shameful” the director of the U.N.’s refugee agency says, calling for Greece and Europe to act to end the crisis.
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30Jul/15

British charity criticises PM’s language on migrants

Anna Musgrave from Britain’s Refugee Council criticises Prime Minister David Cameron’s choice of words over the ongoing migrant crisis, which he has blamed on a “swarm” of migrants crossing the Mediterranean and which continues to cause traffic delays in the south of England.

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10Feb/15

EU solution to Italy migrant deaths needed – UNHCR

A spokewoman for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) says a recent incident that resulted in the deaths of 29 African migrants trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean demonstrated once again that the European Union needed a “proper” solution to save more lives.

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