Migrants

Migrants

27 die in Channel’s deadliest migrant boat tragedy

At least 27 migrants trying to reach England from France died on Wednesday when their boat sank off the northern French coast, the deadliest disaster since the Channel became a hub for clandestine ...

A funeral van leaves the port of Calais, northern France, after at least 27 migrants died in the sinking of their boat off the city's coast while attempting to cross the channel into England

Belarus clears migrant camp at border with Poland

The Belarusian border force said Thursday it had cleared a makeshift migrant camp at the border with Poland that had held around 2,000 people, with the occupants relocated to a reception centre nearby

A migrant eats next to a tent on the Belarusian-Polish border in the Grodno region, Belarus, 10 November 2021.

Polish fire tear gas at migrants on Belarus border

Polish forces fired tear gas and deployed water cannons against stone-throwing migrants trying to cross the Belarusian border on Tuesday, sparking accusations from Belarus that Poland was trying to ...

Migrants clash with Polish law enforcement officers as they attempt to cross into Poland at the Bruzgi-Kuznica border crossing on the Belarusian-Polish border on 16 November, 2021

Migrant workers from Bangladesh suffer under Singapore Covid curbs

More than 300,000 migrant workers, many of them from South Asia, live in dorms in the prosperous city-state, where they are typically packed into shared rooms and sleep on bunk beds

Migrant workers from Bangladesh and India wearing protective masks do grocery shopping before tighter measures are implemented to curb the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, at Little India, in Singapore, 5 April 2020

Despite dangers, many Iraqi Kurds dream of reaching Europe

Kurdistan, an autonomous region in northern Iraq, presents itself as a haven of relative stability, but is often criticised for restricting freedom of expression

Map showing the border crossing points between Belarus and Poland

UN rights chief seeks de-escalation of crisis on Poland-Belarus border

United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on states on Wednesday to resolve the "intolerable" migrant crisis on the Belarus-Poland border and said that under international law people ...

Migrants are seen next to a tent on the Belarusian-Polish border in the Grodno region, Belarus,10 November 2021.

Migrant crisis at the border

Polish PM accuses Putin of masterminding Belarus migrant 'attack'

Polish prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki accused Russian president Vladimir Putin of orchestrating a wave of migrants trying to illegally enter Poland from Belarus, saying the "attack" threatens to ...

Poland's prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki gives a press conference following a meeting of prime ministers of central Europe's informal body of cooperation, called the Visegrad Group (V4) in Budapest, Hungary, on 4 November, 2021

In forests on Poland-Belarus border, migrants fight for survival

Mohammed, a 26-year-old Yemeni migrant, flew to Belarus from Malaysia in August hoping to make it to Poland and on to western Europe

A woman holds her kid at a camp in Eisenhuettenstadt, Germany, 14 October 2021

UAE-bound migrants suffer due to 'decision' of DGHS

The child was seen in a white T-shirt outside the airport terminal at around 2:00pm on Thursday, and Seema was sweating heavily. UAE-bound migrant Gias entered the airport for his coronavirus test.

Noyon Mahmud along with relatives reaches the airport 10 hours early as he has a late night flight for UAE

RMMRU survey

35pc female migrant workers face physical abuse

The RMMRU survey shows that 92 per cent of the women face all sorts of problems including abuse by their own family

35pc female migrant workers face physical abuse
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