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#Migrants

From TheJournal.ie Now Swedish police face allegations of covering up refugee sex attacks Music Festival

Now Swedish police face allegations of covering up refugee sex attacks

Police hadn’t mentioned the August incidents at the We are Sthlm festival until newspaper Dagens Nyheter reported on them.

From TheJournal.ie Influx of refugees to Europe is "an organised invasion" - Czech President Controversial

Influx of refugees to Europe is "an organised invasion" - Czech President

Milos Zemen says that men should instead be staying to fight Isis.

From TheJournal.ie UN: More than one million refugees have entered Europe in 2015 Perilous Journey

UN: More than one million refugees have entered Europe in 2015

The vast majority have crossed the Mediterranean and landed in Greece.

From TheJournal.ie Home for Christmas: L.É. Samuel Beckett returns to Cork after rescuing over 1,000 migrants Homecoming

Home for Christmas: L.É. Samuel Beckett returns to Cork after rescuing over 1,000 migrants

The ship was greeted by a crowd of cheering friends and family.

From TheJournal.ie Woman denies she was involved in neo-Nazi killing spree Germany

Woman denies she was involved in neo-Nazi killing spree

She says the murders were carried out by two men she considered “family”.

From TheJournal.ie Court was right to not recognise marriage of 14-year-old girl Switzerland

Court was right to not recognise marriage of 14-year-old girl

The girl and her ‘husband’ were seeking asylum.

From TheJournal.ie Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees Better Shelter

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees

It can last up to three years, while current UN tents only last about six months due to harsh weather conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Qatar is thinking about introducing 'family only' days at shopping centres Bachelor Ban

Qatar is thinking about introducing 'family only' days at shopping centres

The proposal puts the spotlight back on how the country is treating its labour force ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need some breathing room' - Sweden is tightening its asylum rules Migration Crisis

'We need some breathing room' - Sweden is tightening its asylum rules

The Scandinavian country received 80,000 asylum applications in the past two months.

From TheJournal.ie Migrants are sewing their lips shut because they're not being allowed travel across Europe Macedonia

Migrants are sewing their lips shut because they're not being allowed travel across Europe

One of them wrote ‘only freedom’ on his chest while two others wrote ‘Iran’ on their chest and forehead.

From TheJournal.ie 'Yes, I mourn for Paris. But, I do so while weeping for the invisible victims in our global world' Opinion

'Yes, I mourn for Paris. But, I do so while weeping for the invisible victims in our global world'

‘When we see the bloodshed in Paris, we should open our borders to refugees, not close them’, writes Mairead Healy.

From TheJournal.ie At least ten arrested as German anti-migrant rally turns violent Berlin

At least ten arrested as German anti-migrant rally turns violent

Police said an officer was lightly wounded in the brawl.

From TheJournal.ie Almost as many migrants arrived in the EU last month as in all of 2014 New Arrivals

Almost as many migrants arrived in the EU last month as in all of 2014

So far 3,440 people have been reported either drowned or missing.

From TheJournal.ie There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise R.I.P.

There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise

United Nations figures show that more than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October.

From TheJournal.ie Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece Samos

Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece

Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.

From TheJournal.ie Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany Bamberg

Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany

It’s the latest incident in a wave of violence against migrants and their supporters, in Germany.

From TheJournal.ie 'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle Refugee Crisis

'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle

“You’re in France and within five or six steps you’re walking into a third world country.”

From TheJournal.ie Body of baby boy found washed up on beach of Kos hotel Migrant Crisis

Body of baby boy found washed up on beach of Kos hotel

Authorities believe the child was part of a migrant family which tried to reach Kos in a dinghy.

From TheJournal.ie Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated Cork To Calais This post contains videos

Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated

People have donated over €80,000 and thousands of items.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters Dismaland Calais

Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters

After five weeks and 150,000 visitors, the artist’s take on Disneyland is no more.

From TheJournal.ie Austrian taxi drivers earning €450 a day from migrant crisis Profit

Austrian taxi drivers earning €450 a day from migrant crisis

Taxi drivers at Nickelsdorf don’t feel guilty that they are making money, saying, “They have money, these people are not poor.”

From TheJournal.ie This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees Milo's Appeal

This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees

Milo McCarthy has raised over €7,000 since starting the appeal.

From TheJournal.ie 'They're overrunning us' - Hungary PM as army gets sweeping anti-migrant powers Refugee Crisis

'They're overrunning us' - Hungary PM as army gets sweeping anti-migrant powers

The Hungarian army will be able to participate in border control and use non-lethal force under the new legislation.

From TheJournal.ie US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017 Refugee Crisis

US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017

Meanwhile, at least 13 migrants including six children died off the coast of Turkey earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos as Hungarian police fire tear gas and water cannon at migrants Refugee Crisis

Chaos as Hungarian police fire tear gas and water cannon at migrants

Tensions had been building for several hours after refugees were left at the fence without food, water or information.

From TheJournal.ie 'If somebody destroyed your house and raped half your family, what would you do?' Syria This post contains videos

'If somebody destroyed your house and raped half your family, what would you do?'

Irish citizen Ghandi Mallak says no Syrian wants to flee their county, they are forced to – and anyone in their position would probably do the same.

From TheJournal.ie The many different routes that migrants are taking to reach western Europe... Arduous Journey

The many different routes that migrants are taking to reach western Europe...

Migrants are travelling huge distances even before they reach the Mediterranean and the harrowing voyage across.

From TheJournal.ie Disturbing video shows fenced-in refugees fed sandwiches 'like animals in pen' Hungary This post contains videos

Disturbing video shows fenced-in refugees fed sandwiches 'like animals in pen'

Women and children were caught in the chaotic scrum.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands are fleeing Eritrea - what are they running from? Migration Crisis

Thousands are fleeing Eritrea - what are they running from?

The country is producing around 4,000 migrants every single month.

From TheJournal.ie ‘There are more O’Neills and Murphys living in the US than in Ireland’ Tackling The Crisis

‘There are more O’Neills and Murphys living in the US than in Ireland’

As the European Commission president outlined plans to deal with the migrant crisis, the Irish government held a broad discussion on the issue today.

From TheJournal.ie It's still not clear how many refugees Ireland is taking Not Finalised

It's still not clear how many refugees Ireland is taking

A special cabinet meeting will take place this week to discuss Ireland’s response to the migration crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Bono: 'These people are refugees, not migrants' Humanitarian Crisis

Bono: 'These people are refugees, not migrants'

The U2 frontman said people are not fleeing because “they want to live in Italy or Ireland”.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste says there shouldn't be "upper limit" on the refugees Ireland takes Céad Míle Fáilte

Tánaiste says there shouldn't be "upper limit" on the refugees Ireland takes

Joan Burton says initial refugees would be followed later by their families.

From TheJournal.ie Have we forgotten a time of 'No blacks, no dogs, no Irish'? Opinion

Have we forgotten a time of 'No blacks, no dogs, no Irish'?

As a nation that used emigration as a solution, how can we begrudge a family trying to escape war? writes James Dunne.

From TheJournal.ie Tears of joy as Germany welcomes refugee trains streaming into Munich Open Arms

Tears of joy as Germany welcomes refugee trains streaming into Munich

Over 6,000 people have already arrived and tens of thousands more are expected in the coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie "My toes hurt, a lot of blood, we walked too much" - Pain along the long trek to Europe Refugee Crisis

"My toes hurt, a lot of blood, we walked too much" - Pain along the long trek to Europe

Migrants and refugees have begun arriving at the Austrian border from Hungary.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum and refugees: How Ireland compares to the rest of the world Cé Mhéad Fáilte

Asylum and refugees: How Ireland compares to the rest of the world

A new analysis of official figures, by TheJournal.ie.

From TheJournal.ie 'We cry about the Magdalene laundries but throw refugees into rat infested holiday camps' Opinion

'We cry about the Magdalene laundries but throw refugees into rat infested holiday camps'

‘Ireland loves nothing more than to toot its own horn as a saintly global peacemaker.’

From TheJournal.ie What they couldn't leave behind: Migrants and their most precious possessions Don't Let Go

What they couldn't leave behind: Migrants and their most precious possessions

Photos, medication, a shepherd’s cane, and memories of their homes.