All posts tagged Europe migrant crisis

March 20, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

There were a total of 3470 first-time asylum applicants in Bulgaria in 2017, a figure 82 per cent lower than the 18 990 in 2016, according to data released on […]

Amnesty International slams Bulgaria on treatment of refugees, hate speech, media freedom

February 22, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Amnesty International has released its international report for 2017/18, in which it slams Bulgaria over its treatment of migrants and refugees, says ...

Hungary’s Orbán seeks Bulgarian EU Presidency’s help to change migration policy

February 19, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán brought his campaign against the EU’s migration policy to Sofia on February 19, underlining his oppositio ...

Asylum applications in EU+ countries in 2017 were 43% lower than in 2016 – EASO

February 1, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of asylum applications in EU+ countries – meaning the 28 member states of the bloc plus Norway and Switzerland – was 43 per cen ...