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Loud cries for real sea rescue on the anniversary of the Lampedusa disaster

In 2013, more than 360 refugees died because their cutter capsized in front of Lampedusa. The anniversary of the tragedy is used by the Council of Europe, UNHCR and Carola Rackete to read the EU’s refugee policies. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has called for the EU to be more involved in the […]

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Refugees from Eritrea: the long arm of the regime

Pictures have emerged in Norway that apparently show Eritrean refugees at a party of the Afewerki regime. Do I have to review asylum notices by Eritreans? Experts warn against premature conclusions. Kessete Awet had to leave his native Eritrea already in his childhood. 34 years ago, he fled with his parents across the Sudan to Germany. While civil war […]

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Turkey fears new wave of refugees from Syria

Hundreds of thousands are fleeing the fierce fighting in northern Syria. Your last resort: Turkey. But Ankara fears a total overload and is now considering allowing refugees back to Europe. Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have fled to the extreme northwest of the country. They are forced to camp along the Turkish border . Most of them come from the Idlib […]

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EU promises more aid to refugees in Colombia

Millions of Venezuelans are fleeing the severe supply crisis in their home country, many to neighboring Colombia. The government in Bogotá is sounding the alarm – and can now hope for another million aid from Brussels. The European Union will provide another 30 million euros to provide for refugees and migrants from Venezuela in Colombia, said […]