All posts tagged Czech Republic

  • UN blasts Czechs over ‘degrading’ detention of migrants
    October 22, 2015, by VOANews

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is accusing the Czech Republic of detaining migrants and refugees in “degrading” conditions. Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein says credible reports from various sources […]

  • Europe’s migrant crisis: Roundup, October 2
    October 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry, State Agency for National Security and prosecutors detained 46 alleged people-traffickers and 501 migrants who had entered the country illegally, a news conference about the continuing operation [… ...

  • Europe’s migrant crisis: September 28 roundup
    September 28, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    “We will not turn our country into a refugee camp”, Greece’s deputy immigration policy minister Yannis Mouzalas said in an interview with Avgi newspaper, adding that the ministry’s intention is to […]

  • Europe’s migrant crisis: Roundup, September 23
    September 23, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Union leaders are gathering on September 23 2015 for an emergency meeting in Brussels to discuss the next steps after interior ministers agreed to a plan to distribute 120 000 […]

  • EU ministers agree to migrant quota plan
    September 22, 2015, by VOANews

    European Union interior ministers approved a controversial plan Tuesday to relocate 120,000 migrants throughout the 28-nation bloc, overriding vehement opposition from four ex-communist eastern nations. The interior ministers adopted the [& ...