All posts tagged Europe migrant crisis

  • Anti-migrant protesters rally in several major European cities
    February 7, 2016, by VOANews

    Germany’s anti-Islamic organization Pegida held rallies in several European cities Saturday to protest against mass immigration and what it calls the “Islamization” of Europe. Several thousand supporters of Pegida, which [… ...

  • Immigrants beyond the law
    February 3, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Crime is on the rise because of asylum seekers, or so the standard claim by right-wing populists. But statistics do not bear out that assertion. Nonetheless, a small number of […]

  • Europol official: 10 000 migrant children missing in Europe
    January 31, 2016, by VOANews

    Europe’s police agency says more than 10,000 unaccompanied migrant children have disappeared in the past two years. Europol chief of staff Brian Donald told Britain’sObserver newspaper that organized crime rings […]

  • Refugee crisis: EU’s Dombrovskis backs fuel tax idea
    January 31, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    A fuel tax to help Europe absorb refugees has again been floated, this time by Valdis Dombrovskis, a top EU official. Criticism flowed last week after German Finance Minister Wolfgang […]

  • 33 migrants die as boat sinks off Turkey
    January 31, 2016, by VOANews

    At least 33 migrants, including children, drowned and about 75 were rescued after a boat transporting them to the Greek island of Lesbos sank off Turkey’s western coast Saturday, Turkish […]