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  • The discovery of nine migrant bodies in a boat off northern Brazil has prompted authorities to believe they were en route to the Canary Islands. Among the deceased, individuals from Mali and Mauritania are presumed to be among the victims. The boat, discovered adrift off the coast of Pará by […]
  • Migrants in Italy are confronting escalating discrimination, as highlighted in a recent report from Centro Astalli, the Jesuit service for refugees in Italy, published on April 18, 2024. Moreover, the report underscores a troubling trend of diminishing asylum rights for refugees within the country. The report highlights restrictive policies towards […]
  • In a significant legal development, an Italian court in Trapani, Sicily, has ruled to dismiss charges against the crews of three humanitarian organizations involved in migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean. The case, known as the “Iuventa case,” has concluded after nearly seven years, with all 10 defendants acquitted due […]
  • The Thailand government has issued a stern warning to migrant workers hailing from Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar, who were employed under a four-year memorandum of understanding (MoU), to depart from Thailand before the end of April or potentially face legal repercussions due to visa expiration. Deputy government spokesman Kharom Polpornklang […]
  • Germany is set to implement a novel approach to attract skilled workers from around the world with the introduction of an opportunity card, slated to come into effect from June 2024. This initiative aims to streamline the process for job seekers by allowing them to stay in Germany and explore […]
  • Ministers from five Mediterranean nations, including Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, and Spain, known as the MED5 nations, have united to urge the European Union to strengthen bilateral agreements with countries of migrant origin and allocate additional resources to address the root causes of migration. The interior and migration ministers from […]
  • A comprehensive study conducted by Lighthouse Reports, FT, El Pais, and Unbias the News has shed light on the significant challenges encountered by migrant graduates in European Union labour markets. The research underscores the prevalence of “brain waste,” where highly qualified migrants often find themselves in low-skilled jobs or unemployed, […]
  • The Modern Slavery and Exploitation Helpline in the UK, operated by the charity Unseen, has reported a staggering increase in calls in 2023, marking a concerning trend of rising exploitation and abuse. According to Unseen, the helpline received a record number of calls in 2023, marking the fourth consecutive year […]
  • United Nations experts have raised concerns over the exploitation and mistreatment of Bangladeshi migrant workers in Malaysia, urging the Malaysian government to take immediate action to protect their rights and well-being. In a statement to Free Malaysia Today (FMT), the UN-appointed experts expressed dismay at reports of Bangladeshi migrants being […]
  • Cyprus faces accusations of migrant pushback to Lebanon as tensions escalate over the influx of migrants arriving on its shores. Amid a surge in migrant boats originating from Lebanon and Syria, Cyprus has implemented new restrictive policies, sparking controversy and international concern. Recently, three boats carrying predominantly Syrian migrants departed […]
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