Tag: KOPIN

‘Easter can’t be celebrated while people drown on our doorstep’ –...

"Saving lives and ensuring their disembarkation at a safe place is a fundamental legal obligation and also a moral imperative that can in no way be negotiated or renounced."

Could Malta’s local councils lead in the integration of asylum seekers?

A delegation of Hungarian and Bulgarian representatives has recommended that Malta’s local councils take responsibility for finding solutions to integrate the asylum-seeking...

NGOs call for the immediate release of people held in detention...

34 non-governmental organisations have called on the government to ensure that all of the asylum seekers currently being held on medical grounds are immediate...

Updated (1): Watch: PN, NGOs relieved that standoff has ended

Updated with NGOs, PN statementAfter a two-week standoff, the 356 people rescued at sea by the Norwegian-flagged charity ship, Ocean Viking, were brought in...

Updated: Italian govt should realize ‘gravity of emergency’; let them disembark...

The President of the European Parliament David Sassoli, has called on the Italian Government to allow the Open Arms rescue vessel to disembark the...

Alan Kurdi resolution coming in hours or days or still ongoing?

There seems to be some confusion regarding when the situation facing the migrants on board the migrant rescue vessel, ‘Alan Kurdi’, will be resolved.Newsbook.com.mt...

20 NGOs call on the Government to ensure dignified housing for...

Twenty non-governmental organisations said that the Government has a "legal and moral responsibility" to ensure that all persons are able to secure a roof...

Julia Taft Refugee Fund awards grant to KOPIN

Maltese NGO KOPIN has been awarded $25,000 through the U.S. Department of State’s 2018 Julia Taft Refugee Fund Grant.Through research, education, and cooperation with...