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August, 2019

  • 25 August

    Migrant Dies After Police Car Chase

    A migrant died after a van smuggling her and 11 others through Croatia crashed into a river during a police chase early on Sunday. The driver of the van refused to stop for a check and sped away, but then lost control and plunged into the Kupa river at Slatina …

December, 2018

  • 26 December

    US To Examine Migrant Children In Custody After Second Death

    US Customs and Border Protection announced medical checks on all children in its custody following the death of an eight-year-old Guatemalan migrant — the second child fatality in American detention this month. Guatemala called for an investigation into the boy’s death and some US lawmakers angrily denounced the Trump administration’s …

May, 2018

  • 27 May

    Female Migrant Delivers Baby At Mediterranean Sea

    A female migrant, with nationality yet to be disclosed, has delivered a healthy baby boy, named Miracle aboard MV Aquarius, a search and rescue ship run in partnership between the international medical humanitarian aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and SOS MEDITERRANEE. Baby Miracle was born in international waters at …

April, 2018

  • 4 April

    Nigerian Baptised By Pope After Foiling Robbery In Italy

    John Ogah, a Nigerian man, dubbed Italy’s “migrant hero”, has been baptised by Pope Francis during an Easter service at St. Peter’s Basilica. Ogah was begging for change outside a supermarket in a Rome neighbourhood where many migrants live last September when he stopped a 37-year-old Italian who had just …

March, 2018

  • 28 March

    Liberian Migrants Given One Year To Quit US

    US President Donald Trump decided Tuesday to end the protected status of thousands of Liberian migrants to the United States and gave them a year to leave the country. It’s the latest of similar moves, after more than 250,000 Salvadorans, Haitians and Nicaraguans lost their protected status under an administration …

  • 20 March

    Indian Singer Jailed 2 Years For Smuggling Migrants

    An Indian pop star, Daler Mehndi, has been sentenced to two years in prison for smuggling migrants abroad. Mehndi and six others were accused in 2003 of cheating people of large sums of money by falsely promising to take them to Western countries. The singer was convicted on Friday in …

January, 2018

  • 10 January

    Five Die In Fire Outbreak

    A fire Wednesday erupted in a house inhabited by migrant workers in Saudi Arabia’s western city of Mecca, killing five people, a civil defence official said. Five others were injured in the house in Mecca’s district of Shara al-Mujahdeen, a spokesman for Mecca’s Civil Defence, Nayef al-Sherif, added in a …

August, 2017

  • 26 August

    Italy Closes Libya Migrant Route

    Migrants seeking to enter Italy via Libya and the Mediterranean had better shelve the idea. Italy is working hard to block the Libyan route. Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti met Libyan mayors on Saturday to renew a commitment to fight migration and people trafficking as part of an agreement signed …

October, 2016

  • 31 October

    Footballer Drowns While Sneaking To Europe By Boat

    By Adebayo Williams A footballer has drowned while attempting to sneak into Lampedusa, Italy by boat. The footballer, Jawara Fatim, is the goalkeeper of the Gambian women’s national team. She was said to have spent weeks at the camp for prospective migrants in Misrata before she met her sudden death. An …

September, 2016

  • 24 September

    REVEALED: British Women Hunt Male Migrants For Sex

    By Ola Adeola British aid workers in the Calais Jungle have been accused of having sex with male migrants. Some of the volunteer aid workers sometimes romp with multiple partners a day, a report by TheSUN said. The lid was blown off the hidden the sex adventure by a whistleblower, …

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