More migrants are destined to die in the Mediterranean Sea as Italy ends the migrant search-and-rescue operation - Mare Nostrum, the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) have warned.
- Friday, 31 October 2014 14:07
- Wednesday, 29 October 2014 12:30
Italian MEP Barbara Spinelli has asked the European Commission (EC) to assess the possibility of activating an infringement procedure against the Italian government for using force against migrants.
- Tuesday, 28 October 2014 14:53
Governments worldwide should fully include the human rights of migrants in the post-2015 UN development agenda, Francois Crépeau, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, has said.
- Tuesday, 28 October 2014 12:03
Francisco Carrion-Mena, Chair of the UN Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW), has warned States against criminalising irregular migration saying it only leads to rising intolerance, xenophobia and the social exclusion of migrants.
- Saturday, 25 October 2014 09:18
It has emerged that Italian police were ordered to use any means including force to obtain personal details and biometric data of irregular immigrants.