Tag Archives: Ethiopia

Swiss-Italian Becomes Flashpoint

“Swiss-Italian becomes flashpoint in Europe’s migrant crises,” by Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi for Reuters: Nine months pregnant and desperate to cross from Italy into Switzerland after fleeing Ethiopia, a young woman along with her husband are among hundreds stranded by a … Continue reading

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Migrants Stay in Limbo Between Italy and France

“Migrants’ Journeys Stall in Italy, Near the French Border,” by Aurelien Breeden for the New York Times: The train that rumbles along the steep French-Italian coast, shuttling tourists from one picturesque town to another, did not take Abdulhakim Kabeto very … Continue reading

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Italian Authorities Unable to Recieve 700 Migrants on a Medicins Sans Frontieres Rescue Boat

“Italian island turns away migrant boat with hundreds on board – because it has run out of room,” by Caroline Mortimer for the Independent: Italian authorities have prevented a rescue boat with 700 migrants on board from landing on the … Continue reading

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The Perilious Lives of Migrants in Libya

“Migrants, Hoping to Cross Mediterranean, Must First Navigate Lawless Libya,” by David Kirkpatrick for the New York Times: The two 8-year-old Eritrean boys had ridden for days across the deserts of Ethiopia, Sudan and Libya packed in the back of … Continue reading

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Migrant Lives in Calais

“Inside the Calais makeshift migrant camps,” by Mark Townsend for the Guardian: It requires expert timing, courage and a huge amount of luck. As lorries start to slow on the Rue des Garennes before a sharp right towards the port, … Continue reading

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