Monthly Archives: April 2014

North African Border Security Recieving Support from Spain

“Spain boosting North Africa border security,” from Euroweekly News: Last week the Spanish government agreed to spend some €2.1 million to boost security at the Ceuta and Melilla borders in an attempt to fight illegal immigration. The Spanish territories are … Continue reading

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Amnesty International Calls on Greece to Cease Expulsion of Refugees and Migrants

“Greece: Stop unlawful and shameful expulsion of refugees and migrants,” from Amnesty International: The European Union (EU) must sanction Greece for its failure to eradicate the routine and widespread practice of pushing back refugees and migrants arriving at its borders … Continue reading

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Right-Wing Parties in Italy Calls for Suspension of Migrant Rescue Missions

“Italy’s right calls for end to navy’s rescue of African migrants,” by Guy Dinmore and Giulia Segreti for the Financial Times: Rightwing parties in Italy have called for the suspension of the EU-backed mission to rescue migrants who make the … Continue reading

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1,100 Migrants Rescued Over Easter Weekend in Italy

“Italy rescues 1,100 migrants over Easter holiday weekend,” from Euronews: More than 1,100 migrants have reportedly been rescued off Italy’s coast over the Easter holiday weekend. The country is a gateway into Europe for migrants crossing the Mediterranean, often in … Continue reading

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Ministering to Migrants on Lampedusa

“Letter from Lampedusa: The Anchor,” by Mattathias Schwartz for the New Yorker: In Eritrea, you turn eighteen and go into the Army, and you stay in the Army for many years, sometimes for the rest of your life. You work … Continue reading

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