Somalian Refugees in Turkey Under Immense Pressure: Official

Human Rights Association (iHD) said Thursday that Somalian refugees living in Turkish capital city Ankara have been facing immense pressure and police regularly creating “unnecessary problems” for them. Ankara co-chair of the iHD, Fatin Kanat said they met with refugees …

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Iraq, And EU Discuss Efforts To Tackle Illegal Immigration

Georgios GiannopoulosSyrian and Iraqi refugees - Ggia

Iraq and the European Union have discussed issues surrounding illegal immigration and agreed to accelerate efforts to curb the smuggling networks. Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs Fuad Hussein met with European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson, and both sides …

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Turkish Naval Forces Rescue 17 Irregular Migrants off Libyan Coast

Fourth Estate"Irregular Immigrants" rescued off the coast of Libya are being helped on-board a Turkish Navy vessel on 5 May, 2022 - Gov't of Turkey

The Turkish naval forces on Friday rescued 17 irregular migrants who were drifting in a boat off the Libyan coast. The Turkish Defense Ministry said that the migrant’s vessel disconnected the seashore of the Libyan metropolis in the city of …

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US and Panama Strengthen Their Migration Cooperation

The United States and Panama signed a Bilateral Arrangement on Migration and Protection which outline the countries’ commitments to collaborate and work on the improvement of migration management and promote access to legal paths and protection for migrants. The Arrangement …

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Migrant Boat capsizes Off Libya, 35 Dead

Fourth EstateInflatable boat carrying migrants - Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet

At least 6 people died and 29 more were left missing after a migrant boat that carried 35 people sank off the coast of Libya on Saturday. The incident occurred off the coast of Sabratha, Libya, a launching site for …

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Canadian Airports Offer Settlement Services to Ukrainian Refugees

The Canadian government announced that settlement groups around the country banded together to assist Ukrainians arriving through a federal emergency program at airports in Toronto, Edmonton, and Vancouver. Canadian Minister of Immigration Sean Fraser revealed that 41,000 people had been …

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Doctors Without Borders Reports that 90 Migrants Have Drowned off the Mediterrenean

At least 90 migrants fleeing North Africa drowned in the Mediterranean Sea after their overcrowded boat capsized. According to Doctors without Borders (MSF) the migrant vessel spent many days at sea before running into difficulties due to harsh weather conditions. …

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