Monthly Archives: July 2012

54 Migrants Die of Thirst

“54 Migrants Die of Thirst in Boat Tragedy Off Tunisia”, re-posted by France 24: Fifty-four migrants trying to reach Italy died of thirst when their inflatable boat ruptured in the Mediterranean, according to testimony from the sole survivor, Abbes Settou, … Continue reading

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Greece’s Porous Border

“For Illegal Immigrants, Greek Border Offers a Backdoor to Europe” by J. Michael Kennedy, for the New York Times: At the train station here, an unshaven man with a weary look leaned against the brick wall of a building, taking in … Continue reading

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Golden Dawn Targets Immigrants

“As Golden Dawn Rises in Greece, Anti-Immigrant Violence Follows,” by Liz Alderman for the New York Times: A week after an extremist right-wing party gained an electoral foothold in Greece’s Parliament earlier this summer, 50 of its members riding motorbikes … Continue reading

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65 Migrants Rescued near Croatia

“Immigration boat with 65 migrants rescued in the Adriatic” from ANSAMED: A sailboat with 65 African and Asian illegal migrants aboard will be towed out of Southern Adriatic waters by the Croatian Coast Guard later today, Croatian Defence Ministry officials … Continue reading

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