International Organization for Migration
Over 100 irregular migrants held off İzmir
Turkish Coast Guard Command teams have caught 103 migrants trying to go abroad illegally off the Aegean province of İzmir and have rescued seven others, who were stranded at sea.
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More than 29,000 Migrants headed for Europe have Died since 2014
More than 29,000 people have died on migration routes to Europe since 2014, and 5,000 migrants have died in the last two years alone, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a report published yesterday.
The IOM warned of "increasing deaths along migration routes across the Mediterranean, along land borders to Europe and within the continent".
Deputy Minister slams Greece’s claims on pushing forward migrants
Turkish Deputy Interior Minister has slammed Greek minister for his allegations about the country forcing 92 migrants to cross into Greece and stripping them naked before doing so.
"Since you could not find a single human rights case in Türkiye, you are trying to reveal the image of your persecution as if it happened in Türkiye," İsmail Çataklı said in a social media post.
Dozens of people missing after boat capsizes off Florida: US Coast Guard
The US Coast Guard has launched a search for 39 people reported missing when a boat capsized off the coast of Florida in a "suspected human smuggling venture."
The Coast Guard in Miami said Tuesday it received a report "from a good Samaritan" who rescued a man "clinging to a capsized vessel approximately 45 miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet."
Pope calls neglect of migrants 'shipwreck' on Lesbos visit
Pope Francis on Dec. 5 returned to the island of Lesbos, the migration flashpoint he first visited in 2016, calling the neglect of migrants the "shipwreck of civilisation".
The pope has long championed the cause of migrants and his visit comes a day after he delivered a stinging rebuke to Europe which he said was "torn by nationalist egoism".
Greek Intelligence Service Accused of ‘Alarming’ Surveillance Activity
Greek journalist Stavros Malichudis has described the activities of the country's National Intelligence Service, EYP as "alarming" after a report alleged that he and others were put under surveillance.
Vučić: I have heard such nonsense, we have to treat them like human beings VIDEO
In the Presidency of Serbia, Serbian President and the European Commissioner discussed the Agreement on EU Support in Migration Management - the second phase for the improvement of reception capacities, protection services and access to education.
UN: At Least Five Europe-bound Migrants Drowned Near to Libyan Coast
At least five people, including a woman and a child, drowned when a boat carrying at least 45 Europe-bound migrants capsized off Libya, a U.N. migration official said on Monday. The wreck was the latest disaster in the Mediterranean Sea involving migrants seeking a better life in Europe.
UN agencies press EU over alleged migrant pushbacks
UN agencies are pressing the European Union to end the growing practices of denying migrants their right to apply for asylum, collectively expelling them and using violence against people trying to enter the bloc without authorization.
IOM Warns of Growing Social Tension in Bosnia Over Migrants
The world's leading inter-governmental organisation dealing with migration has warned in a document released on Wednesday that the COVID-19 panic is adding to existing strains between host communities and migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina.