Libyan detention centers, have come under intense media scrutiny over recent years with allegations of detained migrants being systematically abused and even tortured in some cases. In its latest report, ''Migration Trends Across: the Mediterranean: Connecting the Dots'', Altai Consulting provides greater insight into the inner-wokings...

The European Commission has pledged €8million in emergency funds for "frontline state" Hungary to help the country cope with an unprecedented influx of migrants crossing the border through Serbia. [caption id="attachment_2327" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto...

Britain plans to recycle a 2.74 meter-high fence which was used for the London Olympics in 2012, to build a 4km barrier to prevent illegal migrants from entering the Channel Tunnel. [caption id="attachment_2033" align="aligncenter" width="700"] ©AFP: Philippe Huguen[/caption] The fence will go from the lorry terminal in Coquelles, near the French port-town of...

Denmark tightening border controls in an attempt to control the flow of refugees from the Middle East and Africa but promises the changes will respect Europe's visa-free Schengen travel system. [caption id="attachment_2541" align="aligncenter" width="683"] Kristian Jensen, Denmark's Foreign Minister Photo: Wikipedia / Jens Honoré[/caption] Kristian Jensen, Denmark's...

The International Organisation for Migration and the UN’s maritime agency (IMO) will be teaming up to create an information-sharing platform on mixed-migration at sea, in collaboration with other interested agencies. [caption id="attachment_2375" align="alignnone" width="784"] Pictured: Left IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu and Right IOM Director-General William L....

Reality Check, a Youtube channel dedicated to providing facts on the people and arguments that hold sway on daily life, has released a simple, statistics-laden video Are Asylum Seekers Really Such a Big Deal for the UK? to counter the anti-immigrant narrative that has taken hold of significant parts of...