European Union can stop migrant deaths by banking “on regulated openness and mobility” and not on strict closure of its borders, François Crépeau, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, has said.
- Monday, 29 September 2014 18:11
- Friday, 19 September 2014 12:26
Human smugglers who are alleged to have deliberately sank a boat and caused the deaths of between 300 and 500 migrants in the Mediterranean last week must be brought to justice, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has said.
- Thursday, 18 September 2014 09:37
Amnesty International has renewed its appeal to the European Union (EU) to take urgent action to prevent migrant deaths in the Mediterranean.
- Wednesday, 17 September 2014 12:53
US President Barack Obama has announced a plan to deploy 3,000 troops to help fight Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
- Tuesday, 16 September 2014 13:47
Head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has described as “shocking and unacceptable” the numbers of migrants drowning and dying in the Mediterranean.