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18 Jun 2016
Aljazeera reports that as the United Nations commemorates World Refugee Day on Monday, many Elliniko residents say they are struggling with overcrowding, unsanitary food and a lack of adequate medical services amid soaring illnesses in the camp. ...
03 Jun 2016
The Washington Post reports on the increasing numbers of deaths of refugees in boat sinking incidents in the mediterranean, resulting in more than 1,000 deaths over the past week, with a Libyan Navy spokesperson saying that the EU is “doing nothing...
03 Jun 2016
ABC News reports that Amnesty International has called on the European Union to stop the "illegal" and "reckless" deportation of refugees to Turkey in a 35 page report that the group published. Amnesty International has argued that the plan to...
24 May 2016
Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting that there is a 25% drop in the number of deaths of refugees crossing the sea to Europe this year. There have been 13 deaths in May this year compared with 95 deaths in May 2015, and 330 deaths in May 2014....
06 May 2016
Stars and Stripes reports on how irregular migration through the Balkan route has not stopped despite the building of fences and the Turkey-EU deal. Many of the refugees, instead of crossing the sea to Greece from Turkey, are now going from Turkey...
03 May 2016
Jones Hayden  reports for Bloomberg about the European Commission's upcoming discussion on the reform of the Europe's asylum system and the next steps for the Schengen area with new realities of border checks and passport controls introduced by...
18 Apr 2016
The Australian reports that Hungary on Monday announced a plan to “defend ­Europe” in the face of the migrant crisis, defying a EU resettlement scheme agreed to in September. According to the proposal, which it dubs “Schengen 2.0”, Hungary would “...
12 Apr 2016
New Europe reports that a centralised asylum system would allow the EU to better manage flows of migrants and asylum seekers, said the European Parliament on Tuesday. It also asked for safe and legal ways to be found for third country nationals to...
04 Apr 2016
The BBC reports that Greece has begun its deportation of migrants to Turkey under the new EU - Turkey Deal. The first boat carrying over one hundred migrants has arrived in Turkey from the Island of Lesvos with another boat scheduled to depart on...
02 Apr 2016
The International Business Times reports that some 750 refugees likely will be sent back to Turkey from Greece this week as part of the deal the European Union made with Turkey to ease the European refugee crisis. The highly criticized deal will see...

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