Monthly Archives: November 2014

Treatment of Immigrants in Northern Ireland

“In Northern Ireland, a Wave of Immigrants Is Met With Fists,”  by Douglas Dalby for the New York Times: More than 16 years after the Good Friday peace deal brought real hope that Protestants and Roman Catholics could live together … Continue reading

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Italy Rescues Close to 800 Migrants in 72 Hours

“Italy rescues nearly 800 migrants from sea in 72 hours,” from Deutsche-Welle: Hundreds of migrants from North Africa have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea and brought to safety in Sicily over the past three days, Italian authorities confirmed on … Continue reading

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Traffickers Use Teenagers to Drive Boats

“Traffickers turn to teenagers to drive boats across the Mediterranean,” by Luca Muzi for the Guardian: Traffickers in Egypt and Libya are increasingly using children to drive boats of migrants to Italy. Many of these teenagers are then detained and … Continue reading

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Hunger Strike in Greece in Protest of Pakistani Migrant Death

“Hunger strike in Greece against Pakistani’s death,” from AFP (reposted by Dawn News): The strike at the centre in Amygdaleza, which is 10km from Athens, comes after the death of Mohamed Asfak on Nov 6, who had been held there … Continue reading

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Lampedusa Still Enduring Migrant Waves

“Lampedusa still at apex of migrant flow,” by James Politi for the Financial Times: As a rare tropical storm lashed the southern Mediterranean last week, Italian fishing boats were forced to stay in port and few vessels ventured out on … Continue reading

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