Exclusive in The Independent — MEDMIG

Today an in-depth exclusive on the MEDMIG project’s findings has been published by The Independent titled ‘Refugee crisis: European leaders blamed for record high deaths in the Mediterranean‘ The article states that Britain and other European nations are making the refugee crisis worse by forcing people fleeing conflict and persecution to undertake covert and treacherous… via … Lire la suite de Exclusive in The Independent — MEDMIG

Calais: French and British officials keep passing the buck to the very end – Amelia Gentleman — ESPMI Network

The final chapter of the Calais debacle promises to be as depressing as those that preceded it. With around 1,500 teenage refugees still held in shipping containers on the smouldering site waiting for a decision on their future, French and British officials have embarked on a last-minute flurry of undignified diplomatic buck-passing over who should […] … Lire la suite de Calais: French and British officials keep passing the buck to the very end – Amelia Gentleman — ESPMI Network

100,000 trapped and fearful civilians in South Sudan town — ESPMI Network

YEI, South Sudan – Ongoing military operations in a previously-peaceful part of South Sudan have trapped an estimated 100,000 people in a town that is facing a humanitarian crisis, raising concerns for civilians’ safety. More than 30,000 people fled into Yei in the country’s far south following deadly attacks and looting on nearby villages during […] … Lire la suite de 100,000 trapped and fearful civilians in South Sudan town — ESPMI Network

Turkey blocks Syrian refugees from resettlement in the US – for having degrees — ESPMI Network

More than 1,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey have been blocked from resettlement in the US and other countries because they have university qualifications. The refugees were approved for resettlement by American officials, before being blocked – sometimes just days before their departure date – by the Turkish authorities. Countries such as Turkey, which hosts more … Lire la suite de Turkey blocks Syrian refugees from resettlement in the US – for having degrees — ESPMI Network

Refugees find chance to flourish in German workforce — ESPMI Network

The task is significant. Germany’s Federal Labour Office says it advised 322,000 asylum-seekers and refugees looking for work in July alone. Many struggle with the language and missing paperwork and others find they must re-train and embark on a new career. For the determined, opportunities are there. Newcomers training with some of Germany’s top firms […] … Lire la suite de Refugees find chance to flourish in German workforce — ESPMI Network

L’Union européenne s’apprête à développer les retours vers l’Afghanistan — Passeurs d’hospitalités

L’association britannique Statewatch révèle que l’Union européenne s’apprête à signer, à l’occasion de la conférence des 4 et 5 octobre sur l’Afghanistan, un accord avec ce pays pour amplifier les retours volontaires et forcés et l’organisation de vols charters. L’accord prendra effet dès le jour de sa signature, et les expulsions pourront être facilitées par […] … Lire la suite de L’Union européenne s’apprête à développer les retours vers l’Afghanistan — Passeurs d’hospitalités