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09 Oct 2016
'Press TV' reports that as much as has been said and written about the global refugee crisis, there is always more to add. There is need to raise more awareness of this unheralded phenomenon, with the hope that the effort might help press the action...
03 Oct 2016
The Malay Mail Online reports that Hungary’s populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban suffered a blow in his revolt against the European Union after low voter turnout voided his referendum aimed at rejecting a contested migrant quota plan. Although a...
29 Sep 2016
'Wired' reports that "refugees are disoriented and vulnerable," says Joanne Liu, 51, international president of Doctors Without Borders. "Their phones don't work, data is expensive and they can't tell their families they are safe." So tech startups...
15 Aug 2016
The Wall Street Journal reports that along Europe’s longest border fence, a summer encampment of migrants is attempting to wait its way into Hungary. As thousands of migrants roam the Balkans, taking advantage of the warm season in search of a route...
15 Jul 2016
IRIN reports that when world leaders convene at the UN General Assembly on 19 September for a high-level summit on refugees and migrants, there are high hopes they will do more than just commit new funding or resettlement places for refugees. The...
13 Jul 2016
In this press release the European Commission expresses the intention to completely reform the current Common European Asylum System with the hope of moving towards a fairer, more efficient and more humane asylum policy. The European Commission says...
27 Jun 2016
Picum reports that the plan proposes using aid, trade and other funds to encourage countries to reduce the number of migrants reaching EU shores. It was put forward by the Commission at the beginning of June and will be discussed by European heads...
29 May 2016
The New York Times reports that three days and three sunken ships are again confronting Europe with the horrors of its refugee crisis, as desperate people trying to reach the Continent keep dying at sea. At least 700 people from the three boats are...
21 Mar 2016
Yahoo News reports that more than 1,600 migrants have landed in Greece since a landmark EU-Turkey deal on curbing the influx took effect, as Greek authorities scramble to implement complex new rules. Under the migrant deal, for every Syrian sent...

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