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REFUGEES / MIGRANTS / ASYLUM SEEKERS:

HISTORY

 

2019 January - March - April - May - June -
2018 January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December
2017 January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December
2016 January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December
2015

April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December

2014  
2013  

(Updated on 20/03/2019)

 

 

2019:

January:

  • Asylum Seekers in Boats Test Britain’s Southern Coast - Text + Audio + Video - 15 January 2019
    "An increasing number of migrants are crossing the English Channel to reach Britain from France. The government is concerned, calling the problem a crisis.
    Critics say the situation is not a crisis."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)


MARCH:

  • Italian authorities order seizure of migrant rescue ship - 20 March 2019
    "Volunteers rescued about 50 people off Libya on Tuesday in defiance of government order.
    Italian authorities have ordered the seizure of a charity rescue ship after it defied the government’s order not to bring refugees and migrants to Italy."
    (theguardian.com)

APRIL:

 

MAY:

  • More than 50 migrants found in Channel on way to UK at weekend - 19 May 2019
    "Home Office says 20 people found on boats on Saturday and a further 32 on Sunday"

    (theguardian.com)

  • Violence, Poverty Reign in Honduran City - Text + Audio + Pictures - 18 May 2019
    "Honduras’ second-largest city is where many recent caravans of migrants have formed to head north to Mexico and then to the United States.
    The people in the caravans are fleeing violence, poverty and corruption."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Fortress Europe: what happens to the refugees sent back to Libya? - PODCAST - 8 May 2019
    "The EU’s efforts to stem the flow migration from Africa across the Mediterranean has meant assisting the Libyan coastguard to intercept boats.
    But what happens when asylum seekers are returned to war-torn Libya? Sally Hayden has spent months investigating conditions in the detention camps.
    Plus: Jonathan Watts on the UN’s alarming report on the possible extinction of more than a million plant and animal species"

    (theguardian.com)


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