Tag: migration

“Malta is a very bad place,” – Asylum seeker

Asylum seekers residing in Malta open up to the Irish Times about the conditions at the reception centres.

Rescued asylum seekers brought to Malta

A total of two groups of asylum seekers will be brought to Malta on Saturday. A spokesperson for the Armed Forces of Malta told Newsbook.com.mt that the first group of asylum seekers was brought earlier on at around 12.45pm.

Institutionalised racism in shameful treatment of arrested migrants – NGOs

"This treatment also amounts to institutionalised racism since this way of parading accused persons seems to be reserved to non-Maltese nationals," aditus foundation, JRS and Integra Foundation said in a statement.

Jailed 6 months for using fake passports

The five individuals, aged between 16-26, are migrants from Chad and Sudan currently residing at Ħal Far Tent Village. Three youths from Chad and one from Sudan aged 16, 17, 19 and 24-years-old tried to board a flight on Friday. The police also stopped 26-year-old twins from boarding a flight to Marseilles and Bologna.

This caravan of migrants headed south to Mexico – for Christmas

Driving large cars laden with clothes, perfumes and other Christmas presents, the Mexicans, all with U.S. legal status, bore scant resemblance to the Central American migrants trudging north on foot, except for their shared fear of criminal gangs.

Seven dead as migrants’ boat sinks in Turkey

The boat sank near the district of Adilcevaz in Bitlis province, which is on the northern shores of Lake Van.

Malta joins global efforts to address statelessness

Some 3.9 million stateless people appear in the reporting of 78 countries, however the UN Refugee Agency estimates the actual total to be significantly higher.

Turkish official says EU should boost funding of Syrian refugees

EU funds support the roughly 3.5 million Syrian refugees in Turkey, after Syria's more than eight year war killed hundreds of thousands and pushed millions from their homes. In turn, Turkey has agreed to halt further immigration to Europe.

Watch: Containers housing people at Ħal Far topple due to strong...

Newsbook.com.mt is also informed that people were inside when the container started moving, and managed to escape in time.

Watch: 11 arrested after staging protest inside Safi detention centre

11 asylum seekers were arrested after a protest at Safi detention centre