The International Human Rights Program (IHRP) of the University of Toronto has released a damning report that details Canada's "arbitrary imprisonment and cruel treatment of migrants with mental health issues". The document, titled "We Have No Rights", highlights the stories of some detained migrants. Here is Antonin's story, his name was changed to protect him. [caption...

A population of refugees equivalent to the amount of citizens in United Kingdom were forced to flee from war, conflict and persecution in 2014, the biggest displacement of people since records started being kept, a new report from the UN refugee agency revealed. [caption id="attachment_1628" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Syrian refugees queue...

Not a single smuggler has been arrested over the past years in Zuwara, the place touted to be Libya’s most prolific sending site for migrants wanting to cross to Europe. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfz6kQEXHwA[/embed] Whenever the question is put to law enforcement officials here, the answer always shifts the focus on the...

On May 6, 2009 the Italian Coast Guard was alerted to a group of boats containing about 75 migrants coming from Libya. [caption id="attachment_1576" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi with a portrait of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi behind him. Photo: Roberto Gimmi[/caption] They hitched...

Follow the money - some of it - into the sub-economy spawned by migration Sealing its borders to immigrants costs Europe’s taxpayers billions of euro a year. Policy implementation is costly, and the public purse has opened wide for a few select contractors. The Migrants’ Files...