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From TheJournal.ie Migrants arriving wet and freezing after crossing English Channel are processed at 'rubble-strewn building site' Kent

Migrants arriving wet and freezing after crossing English Channel are processed at 'rubble-strewn building site'

Charities said the findings were “extremely disturbing” and show the “brutal reality of how refugee children are treated in Priti Patel’s Britain”.

From TheJournal.ie Migrant boats cross the Channel as hundreds greet asylum seekers at barracks Channel Crossing

Migrant boats cross the Channel as hundreds greet asylum seekers at barracks

Up to 200 people gathered outside a military barracks in Kent where asylum-seekers are being housed.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands sleep outside after Greek refugee camp burns down Moria

Thousands sleep outside after Greek refugee camp burns down

Greek authorities have said the fires on Tuesday and Wednesday evening were deliberately set by some of the camp’s residents.

From TheJournal.ie Haulier pleads guilty to manslaughter in relation to deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in Essex Ronan Hughes

Haulier pleads guilty to manslaughter in relation to deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in Essex

Armagh haulier Ronan Hughes pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey today to 39 counts of manslaughter.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The UK's moral panic over migrants isn’t being treated as a crisis, but as a political opportunity Migrant Crisis

Opinion: The UK's moral panic over migrants isn’t being treated as a crisis, but as a political opportunity

By conjuring the spectre of a national crisis, the right have created the ideal conditions for a reactionary power grab, writes Ash Sarkar.

From TheJournal.ie More than 1,000 people arrive in UK in ten days after crossing English Channel in small boats Migrants

More than 1,000 people arrive in UK in ten days after crossing English Channel in small boats

1,004 migrants were brought ashore by Border Force between 4 August and 13 August.

From TheJournal.ie UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel Border Force

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel

The Home Office said more than 130 migrants made it to the UK in 13 boats yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil hears 'institutional racism' led to data breach over meat factory workers' Covid-19 test results Oireachtas Committee

Dáil hears 'institutional racism' led to data breach over meat factory workers' Covid-19 test results

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland said there had been a ‘gross and serious breach of confidentiality’.

From TheJournal.ie Zappone welcomes arrival of 8 young people from Greek refugee camp Migrants

Zappone welcomes arrival of 8 young people from Greek refugee camp

The children will be received into the care of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency.

From TheJournal.ie 27 female victims of trafficking assisted by Immigrant Council of Ireland last year Annual Report

27 female victims of trafficking assisted by Immigrant Council of Ireland last year

The council’s impact report for 2019 has been published today.

From TheJournal.ie Maltese Prime Minister says he is under investigation following death of five migrants Malta

Maltese Prime Minister says he is under investigation following death of five migrants

Five people died and seven others went missing while their boat was in distress off Malta’s coast this week.

From TheJournal.ie EU to offer migrants in Greece €2,000 to return to their home countries Refugee Crisis

EU to offer migrants in Greece €2,000 to return to their home countries

The plan, available for a month only and based on a €2,000 stipend, is only open to those who arrived in Greece before 1 January.

From TheJournal.ie Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates Open Borders

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates

Turkey’s decision to ease border restrictions came amid a Russia-backed Syrian government offensive into a Syrian province.

From TheJournal.ie At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria Idlib

At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened his country’s borders with Europe.

From TheJournal.ie 'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD Syria

'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD

Many female asylum seekers and refugees in Ireland are living with depression, anxiety and PTSD, a new report has found.

From TheJournal.ie 12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek coast Rescue Operation

12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek coast

Six coastguard patrol boats and three helicopters were engaged in the continuing rescue effort.

From TheJournal.ie Garda investigation in Waterford after eight migrants discovered on cargo ship Migrants

Garda investigation in Waterford after eight migrants discovered on cargo ship

The eight people are all reported to be male.

From TheJournal.ie 16 men and boys discovered in truck container are believed to be Kurdish, gardaí say Rosslare

16 men and boys discovered in truck container are believed to be Kurdish, gardaí say

A local councillor told RTÉ that the men and boys may have believed they were bound for the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Irish man arrested by UK police in connection with 39 Essex lorry deaths People Trafficking

Northern Irish man arrested by UK police in connection with 39 Essex lorry deaths

The man was arrested on the M40 motorway in Buckinghamshire.

From TheJournal.ie 'They are being treated with compassion': Gardaí say 16 men on Irish ferry 'fortunate' to be found Shipping Container

'They are being treated with compassion': Gardaí say 16 men on Irish ferry 'fortunate' to be found

The men are aged from 20 to 40 and are said to be in good health.

From TheJournal.ie 25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain Migration

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain

The people found received medical attention at the port.

From TheJournal.ie Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam Repatriation

Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam

Vietnam’s foreign ministry said it would help but that families would have to foot the bill.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy RIP

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy

Two 15-year-old boys are among the dead.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman in his 50s arrested after 15 males found in back of a lorry in Wiltshire Migrants

Irishman in his 50s arrested after 15 males found in back of a lorry in Wiltshire

A Cork-based company confirmed their vehicle was seized in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis Essex

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis

The recent discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex has put the crisis back under the spotlight.

From TheJournal.ie All 39 migrants found dead in lorry were Vietnamese, UK police say Essex

All 39 migrants found dead in lorry were Vietnamese, UK police say

Investigators initially believed the migrants were of Chinese origin.

From TheJournal.ie Accused lorry driver ‘part of global people-smuggling ring’, court told Essex

Accused lorry driver ‘part of global people-smuggling ring’, court told

Maurice Robinson has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people and money laundering.

From TheJournal.ie Body of Iraqi man found off Belgium after he tried to swim the English Channel from France Migrant Crisis

Body of Iraqi man found off Belgium after he tried to swim the English Channel from France

The man was wearing a makeshift life jacket made of empty plastic bottles.

From TheJournal.ie Breakthrough as Ireland agrees to help with relocation of people stranded on migrant rescue ship Ocean Viking

Breakthrough as Ireland agrees to help with relocation of people stranded on migrant rescue ship

356 migrants have been stranded aboard the Ocean Viking boat in the Mediterranean.

From TheJournal.ie Migrants jump off rescue boat in bid to reach Italian island Open Arms This post contains videos

Migrants jump off rescue boat in bid to reach Italian island

Some of the people on board have spent months or years in Libyan detention camps, suffering torture and sexual abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Six EU countries agree to take some of the 147 migrants stranded on Opens Arms ship, Italy says Migrants

Six EU countries agree to take some of the 147 migrants stranded on Opens Arms ship, Italy says

The announcement comes amid a war of words between Italy’s interior minister and the premier.

From TheJournal.ie Undocumented migrants in US wait in fear as no immediate sign of threatened large-scale raids Immigration Sweep

Undocumented migrants in US wait in fear as no immediate sign of threatened large-scale raids

ICE agents were expected to conduct raids in at least 10 major cities yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps' Vice President

Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'

The US Vice President said the situation at the border is a “crisis that is overwhelming our system”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists Border

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists

His comments come after reports over the weekend described one centre in Texas as filled with hundreds of children wearing filthy clothes.

From TheJournal.ie Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia Capsized

Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia

The tragedy comes after 44 migrants were killed in an air strike on their detention centre in Libya.

From TheJournal.ie UN Security Council fails to condemn fatal attack on Libya migrant centre Libya

UN Security Council fails to condemn fatal attack on Libya migrant centre

Meanwhile, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has condemned the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of father and daughter who drowned trying to cross US border returned home El Salvador

Bodies of father and daughter who drowned trying to cross US border returned home

An image of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his daughter went viral last week.

From TheJournal.ie A $4.5 billion emergency fund approved for US border as its chief quits amid child-detainee outcry US Border Crisis

A $4.5 billion emergency fund approved for US border as its chief quits amid child-detainee outcry

John Sanders was appointed to the post just two months ago.

From TheJournal.ie Fifth migrant child dies after detention by US border patrol since December Border Patrol

Fifth migrant child dies after detention by US border patrol since December

The teen has been identified by US Customs and Border Protection as Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast Mediterranean

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

The boat was travelling from Libya to Italy.

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