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Italy is summarily returning unaccompanied migrant children and adult asylum seekers to Greece, where they face terrible conditions, says a new report.
Greece is seriously failing to respect the rights of asylum seekers and migrants, Amnesty International has warned in a newly-published briefing.
Italy must overhaul policies which contribute to the exploitation of migrant labourers, violating their right to work and access to justice, Amnesty has said.
The Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants has called on the EU to change policies that criminalise migrants and their supporters.
On 4 December 2000, the UN General Assembly, taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world, proclaimed 18 December as International Migrants Day.
Amnesty International has warned that the plight of foreign nationals in Libya has worsened since the end of Colonel Gaddafi’s rule.
A recent ecumenical workshop on defending migrant workers' rights in Asia focused on ratifying the UN Convention and ILO provisions.
Detaining migrants is unnecessary because more humane and less costly non-custodial alternatives exist, according to the latest report from the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS).
Migration activists, migrant church leaders and representatives of ecumenical groups from Africa, Europe and the Middle East have been meeting this week.