Migrants

46 dead migrants found inside truck in Texas

The bodies of 46 dead migrants were discovered inside a tractor-trailer on Monday in San Antonio, Texas, city officials said, in one of the most deadly recent incidents of human smuggling along the US-Mexico border.

October 29, 2022
October 29, 2022

Qatar evicts hundreds of migrant workers as World Cup looms

Qatari authorities have evicted hundreds of migrant workers from buildings in central Doha, casting a new shadow over the countdown to the World Cup, residents and workers said on Saturday.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022
USA

46 dead migrants found inside truck in Texas

The bodies of 46 dead migrants were discovered inside a tractor-trailer on Monday in San Antonio, Texas, city officials said, in one of the most deadly recent incidents of human smuggling along the US-Mexico border.

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

162 Bangladeshi migrants return home from Libya

As many as 162 Bangladeshi migrants – who were in various detention centres in Libya -- have returned home this morning (May 12, 2022).

April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022

Identify all undocumented migrants from Bangladesh: Jammu and Kashmir High Court

India’s Jammu and Kashmir High Court has given six weeks to the authorities to identify migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar who are illegally staying in the federally-ruled territory.

March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019

How refugees, migrants and climate change are related

At the global level there has been a recent set of decisions in the different fora dealing with refugees, migrants and climate change to bring the three issues together and plan better so that we can avoid potential future crisis.

October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018

Male migrants' remittance drops 11pc

Annual per capita remittance from the male migrants has fallen by 11 percent in 2017 compared to that in 2014, says a new study.

November 4, 2017
November 4, 2017

23 migrants dead, 700 rescued in Mediterranean

Rescuers pulled 700 boat migrants to safety in the Mediterranean and found 23 bodies during one operation on Friday, an Italian coastguard spokesman says, the second loss of multiple lives recorded in the area so far.

June 20, 2016
June 20, 2016

Case for overcoming the ostrich syndrome

The final week of May 2016 was a grisly one. More than 700 asylum seekers and migrants died as three boats attempting to carry them to Italy sunk in the Mediterranean, and the death toll for the year crossed 2000.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Norway teaches migrants about Western women

Should Western relationship norms be taught to migrants? The BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme attended a controversial class in Norway that aims to teach asylum seekers how to interact with women.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

Refugees and migrants: A crisis of solidarity

This is not a crisis of numbers; it is a crisis of solidarity. Almost 90 percent of the world's refugees are hosted in developing countries. Eight countries host more than half the world's refugees. Just ten countries provide 75 percent of the UN's budget to ease and resolve their plight.