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Traffickers Seen Targeting Homeless People In Britain

Traffickers Seen Targeting Homeless People In Britain

Homeless people were involved in 276 cases of modern slavery reported to the Modern Slavery Helpline since the dedicated hotline was set up in October 2016 by Unseen Homeless people are among the victims in 7% of all reported modern slavery cases in Britain, according to research by the anti-slavery charity Unseen released on Friday. […]

Bangladesh Police ‘Rescue’ Dozens Of Rohingya Being Trafficked To Malaysia

Bangladesh Police ‘Rescue’ Dozens Of Rohingya Being Trafficked To Malaysia

Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday. Traffickers had picked up at least 69 Rohingya from refugee camps in the Cox’s Bazar district, promising them work in Malaysia where many Rohingya already live, police said. Scores of Rohingya Muslims […]

117 migrants Feared Dead After Overloaded Dinghy Sinks In Mediterranean

117 migrants Feared Dead After Overloaded Dinghy Sinks In Mediterranean

 Three survivors of a rubber dinghy that sank in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya say up to 117 other migrants were aboard at the time, a U.N. migration official said Saturday. It appeared to be the latest tragedy on the dangerous central Mediterranean route from North Africa to Europe. Flavio Di Giacomo of the […]

Minnesota’s Measles Outbreak Is An awakening For How Public Health Officials Interact With Immigrant Communities.

Minnesota’s Measles Outbreak Is An awakening For How Public Health Officials Interact With Immigrant Communities.

Deeqa Hussein can’t put her finger on exactly how or when the vaccination disconnect happened in her community. For years, the large number of Somali immigrant parents in the Twin Cities area vaccinated their children at rates as high as 92 percent ― outpacing virtually every other ethnic group. And then, Hussein said, many parents […]

Abuses Of Migrants By State Officials On Europe’s Borders

Abuses Of Migrants By State Officials On Europe’s Borders

Violence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities on the Western Balkan route are a frequent occurrence, claim refugees and other migrants in a new NGO report revealed today. People fleeing war, persecution and poverty describe beatings, robbery and inhuman treatment at the hands of police, border guards and other officials. In many cases, people tell […]

Immigration Concerns Continue To Dominate Brexit Debate As Referendum Approaches

Immigration Concerns Continue To Dominate Brexit Debate As Referendum Approaches

Campaigning around Britain’s upcoming EU referendum resumed late Sunday after a brief suspension out of respect for Labour MP Jo Cox, who was tragically killed last Thursday in what appears to be in part a politically motivated attack. Thomas Mair, the man accused in the murder of Cox, gave his name as “death to traitors, freedom for […]