Tag: Asylum seekers

Plans to increase number of staff at Refugee Commission – Farrugia

The number of staff working at the Refugee Commission is set to increase, Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia told parliament on Wednesday....

‘Trauma does not affect asylum seekers alone, but society at large’

Many migrants face challenges when accessing mainstream services which tackle refugee specific issues, such as trauma resulting from war, torture and sexual...

Watch: 44 migrants from Open Arms vessel disembarked in Malta

44 migrants that were rescued by the Open Arms rescue vessel, have been disembarked in MaltaThis was confirmed...

What is the situation with unaccompanied minors in Malta?

A total of 80 individuals were found to be unaccompanied children following an age assessment from the 1st January until the 2nd...

Protest for freedom at Safi detention centre

People being held at the detention centre in Hal Safi protested against their unlawful detention.Several such protests...

176 asylum seekers to be disembarked in Italy

176 rescued asylum seekers on board the rescue vessel Ocean Viking, will be disembarked in Italy.Medicines San Frontiers announced...

Over 470K asylum seekers still awaiting a decision – EASO

At the end of August there were over 470,000 (471,200) asylum applications still waiting for a first decision, the European Asylum Support Office reports.

Watch: 44 migrants transferred to AFM patrol vessel

Forty-four immigrants have been transferred to Malta by way of the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM).An AFM spokesperson...

Updated (1): Watch: 40 migrants brought to Malta

The Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) have rescued 45 immigrants and brought them to Malta. This was confirmed by a spokesperson for...

Over 50 asylum seekers in distress off coast of Libya

Over 50 asylum seekers are in distress in a capsized boat off the Libyan Coast, the rescue assistance phoneline AlarmPhone, has tweeted.