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World - Africa
2/19/2024 1:48:47 PM
Britain's legislation on its controversial plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda for processing undercuts basic rights principles, the UN human rights chief said Monday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/25/2024 4:10:10 PM
Greek Minister of Migration and Asylum Dimitris Kairidis spoke to Ahram Online about the current cooperation between his country and Egypt and the priorities and challenges for Greece.

World - International
12/20/2023 10:32:21 AM
EU countries and lawmakers reached an agreement Wednesday on an overhaul of the bloc's laws on handling asylum-seekers and migrants, officials said.

World - Africa
11/15/2023 3:34:32 PM
Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the government’s contentious plan to send some migrants on a one-way trip to Rwanda is illegal, striking a major blow to a key policy of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's government that has drawn international attention and criticism.

World - Region
11/7/2023 2:51:27 PM
Germany on Tuesday agreed to tighten rules for asylum seekers, cutting financial help for migrants seeking refuge and speeding up the decision process on whether to take them in.

World - International
10/4/2023 3:20:51 PM
EU states on Wednesday agreed to the final part of an overhaul for rules on how they handle asylum seekers and irregular migrants, setting up a push to make it law by elections next year.

World - International
9/16/2023 11:00:21 PM
The European Union said Saturday that its top official Ursula von der Leyen would visit the Italian island of Lampedusa, after Rome called on Brussels for help after a surge in migrant arrivals.

World - International
9/14/2023 11:24:59 AM
Families seeking asylum in the UK face inadequate living conditions in government-provided temporary housing, affecting their mental and physical health and access to children's education, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.

World - Region
9/5/2023 9:31:42 AM
The United Nations' rights chief said Monday he was "alarmed" by the high number of injuries during recent clashes in Israel involving Eritrean protesters.

World - Region
9/2/2023 6:44:06 PM
A dozen Eritrean asylum seekers were wounded by Israeli police gunfire in Tel Aviv on Saturday after a demonstration against an Eritrean government event turned violent, police and medical sources said.

World - International
6/30/2023 6:03:02 PM
Poland and Hungary's refusal to go along with a widely agreed EU revision of asylum rules soured a summit of the bloc's leaders that wrapped up Friday, detracting from unity on other issues including on Ukraine.

World - Region
6/25/2023 9:51:27 PM
Hundreds of protesters rallied Saturday near Spain's North African exclave of Melilla, bordering Morocco, to mark a mass attempt by migrants to storm the territory, in which at least 23 people died.

World - International
6/9/2023 4:20:09 PM
Japan enacted an immigration law on Friday allowing the government to deport failed asylum seekers, despite pushback from opposition parties and rights groups.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/8/2023 4:02:11 PM
The Egyptian cabinet passed a draft law in its weekly meeting to regulate the rights of asylum seekers and refugees in the country, according to a statement.

World - Region
6/8/2023 12:07:41 PM
EU interior ministers meeting Thursday looked to reach an agreement on a long-stalled revision of the bloc's rules to more equally share the hosting of asylum seekers and migrants.

World - International
3/30/2023 1:57:23 PM
Europe's top rights body on Thursday blasted the "inhuman" treatment of migrants who were brutally turned away at its borders, especially the EU's external frontier.

World - International
3/29/2023 4:17:11 PM
The UK plans to temporarily house asylum seekers in disused military bases and could use ferries and barges in the future in a bid to reduce hotel bills, immigration minister Robert Jenrick announced Wednesday.

World - International
3/18/2023 8:18:14 PM
Anti-racism protesters marched to Downing Street in London on Saturday to demonstrate against the government's contentious new plan to halt cross-Channel migrant crossings by barring arrivals from applying for asylum.

Sports - World
3/11/2023 3:52:52 PM
The BBC faced an escalating crisis Saturday over its suspension of former soccer star and program host Gary Lineker for comments criticizing the British government's new asylum policy.

World - International
3/8/2023 1:27:19 PM
The UN rights chief criticised Wednesday a British draft law that would outlaw asylum claims by anyone arriving in the country illegally, warning it would violate international law.

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