Tag: Asylum

Abandoned in desert: EU accused of migrant ‘dumping’ in North Africa, Sahel

June 4, 2024

The recently endorsed EU's Pact on Migration and Asylum "is going to run into political and possibly also legal challenges and a largely hostile international ... Read More

UK PM vows first migrant flights to leave for Rwanda within weeks as parliament passes controversial bill

April 24, 2024

The United Kingdom's first deportation flights could leave for Rwanda in 10-12 weeks, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday (22 April), only hours ... Read More

UK considers scheme to offer £3,000 to failed asylum seekers to move to Rwanda

March 14, 2024

The UK government reportedly has a plan in place to be included into a new agreement with Rwanda, which provides for a payment to failed ... Read More

UK govt. faces five defeats in House of Lords over its Rwanda asylum deal

March 6, 2024

The UK government's proposal to designate Rwanda as a safe asylum destination was rejected in The House of Lords on Monday (4 March) after the ... Read More

UK highest court’s decision to block govt’s Rwanda asylum deal welcomed by African refugees

November 17, 2023

Britain’s highest court unanimously ruled on Wednesday (15 November) that the government’s policy to deport more than 24,000 refugees to Rwanda in a controversial $174 ... Read More

UK Supreme Court hearing scrutinizes legality of Rwanda migrant deportation policy

October 10, 2023

Three days of arguments have begun at the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on Monday (9 October) with the UK government arguing its policy ... Read More

Tunisia detains three Sub-Saharans following stabbing to death of one Tunisian

July 5, 2023

Three Sub-Saharans illegally living in Tunisia have been arrested after the death of 38-year old Tunisian man by stabbing in the governorate of Sfax. The ... Read More

Italy to expulse 12000 illegal migrants including 4000 Tunisians

July 4, 2023

Italy is set to flash out 12000 people from its territory including 4000 Tunisians, for illegal migration, the European country’s Interior minister Matteo Pintedosi has ... Read More

Botswana is concerned over influx of refugees from Zimbabwe and S.Africa

October 20, 2022

Botswana has expressed concern over an influx of asylum seekers who fled from countries, including 700 refugees from neighboring Zimbabwe and hundreds more from South ... Read More

Ivory Coast calls for ECOWAS emergency summit over its troops held in Mali

September 15, 2022

Ivory Coast on Wednesday (14 September) slammed Mali for “blackmailing” over 46 Ivorian troops who have been detained by Bamako and urged leaders of the ... Read More