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#Migrants

From TheJournal.ie No truth in Russian claims that girl was 'raped by migrants' - German officials International Tensions

No truth in Russian claims that girl was 'raped by migrants' - German officials

The 13-year-old Russian-German girl ignited an international row with her claims.

From TheJournal.ie 33 people, including five children, have drowned trying to reach Greece Lesbos

33 people, including five children, have drowned trying to reach Greece

So far this year, 218 people have died as they attempted to make the crossing from Turkey to Greece.

From TheJournal.ie Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers Tighter Borders

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

It’s the latest move by EU states to tighten their borders in the face of the migrant and refugee crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Teen held after asylum centre worker stabbed to death Sweden

Teen held after asylum centre worker stabbed to death

Swedish news agency TT said he was 15 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy's new work hits out at use of teargas in 'Jungle' refugee camp Les Miserables

Banksy's new work hits out at use of teargas in 'Jungle' refugee camp

The artist’s latest mural has appeared in London.

From TheJournal.ie 'No means no': Norway sends migrants on anti-rape courses Interpret Customs

'No means no': Norway sends migrants on anti-rape courses

“If a girl kisses me, I figure she wants to sleep with me”.

From TheJournal.ie Denmark is to start taking refugees' possessions to pay for their stay Extreme Measures

Denmark is to start taking refugees' possessions to pay for their stay

International lawmakers say the plan could be illegal.

From TheJournal.ie Braving the snow in hope of a better life: 'Nothing can stop them' Migrant Crisis

Braving the snow in hope of a better life: 'Nothing can stop them'

The harsh winter weather has made migrants’ journey through Europe even harder.

From TheJournal.ie 'We shouldn't fear the 'racist' label when bringing criminals to justice' Column

'We shouldn't fear the 'racist' label when bringing criminals to justice'

It is wrong to ignore this issue, but equally wrong to punish every man, woman and child who enters Europe for the crimes of a few.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports Germany

Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports

Authorities denied placing entire groups of people under suspicion, but said the measure was aimed at laying down clear ground rules.

From TheJournal.ie Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker Cologne

Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker

The magazine has published a cartoon in response to the sex assaults in Germany.

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.