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Are SE Asia’s trafficking kingpins getting off the hook?
30 June 2015 (IRIN ), Southeast Asia’s smuggling and trafficking rings have now gone dormant. But rights groups warn that the criminal syndicates will soon be back unless the authorities go after the kingpins, who may include politicians and businessmen, as well as senior police and military officers.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101689/Are-SE-Asia-s-trafficking-kingpins-getting-off-the-hook
Greek financial showdown overshadows refugee crisis
30 June 2015 (IRIN ), In the shadow of Greece’s bitter row with creditors, the refugee crisis unfolding in its islands has been pushed from the headlines, but boats carrying migrants and asylum seekers continue to arrive and systems for receiving them have virtually collapsed.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101692/Greek-financial-showdown-overshadows-refugee-crisis
Mexico's minefield for migrants
26 June 2015 (IRIN ), Central Americans fleeing gang violence and extreme poverty back home endure perilous journeys through Mexico to reach safety in the US. Now they face additional hurdles as Mexican authorities implement a crackdown.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101680/Mexico-s-minefield-for-migrants
EU toughens stance on migrant returns
25 June 2015 (IRIN ), More than 125,000 migrants and asylum-seekers have crossed the Mediterranean so far this year, all carrying the hope that they will be able to start new lives in Europe. Many more will have arrived by other means using forged documents or will have overstayed on their visas.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101675/EU-toughens-stance-on-migrant-returns
Photo Feature: On the migration road in Macedonia
19 June 2015 (IRIN ), The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, a country of just two million, has become a major thoroughfare for migrants and asylum-seekers intent on reaching northern Europe and avoiding the deadly sea crossing from Libya to Italy. But the route through Macedonia has many dangers of its own.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101654/Photo-Feature-On-the-migration-road-in-Macedonia
IRIN’s Top Picks: Refugees, regime change and statistics
19 June 2015 (IRIN ), Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, interviews, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101653/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Refugees-regime-change-and-statistics
What you need to know about the global refugee crisis
18 June 2015 (IRIN ), We are witnessing the largest and most rapid escalation ever in the number of people being forced from their homes. In 2014, an average of 42,500 people were displaced every day. The world desperately needs to better responses.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101649/What-you-need-to-know-about-the-global-refugee-crisis
Stateless in the Sahel
18 June 2015 (IRIN ), Thousands of children born to Mauritanian refugees in Mali are at risk of becoming stateless because they have not been issued birth certificates.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101647/Stateless-in-the-Sahel
Why border controls are now a global game
17 June 2015 (IRIN ), Ahead of World Refugee Day, anthropologist and author of “Illegality, Inc.”, Ruben Andersson of the London School of Economics looks at how localised migration control efforts have ignored the globalisation of irregular migration routes.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101644/Why-border-controls-are-now-a-global-game
Refugee versus migrant: time for a new label?
15 June 2015 (IRIN ), Refugees and migrants have been making the headlines like never before in recent months. With the start of Refugee Week today, culminating in World Refugee Day on Saturday, that focus is only set to intensify. So what exactly is a refugee? How are they distinct from migrants, and why is it important?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101636/Refugee-versus-migrant-time-for-a-new-label
In Indonesia’s Aceh, a warm welcome for refugees in a sea of misery
15 June 2015 (IRIN ), Nur Yanah can’t hold back the tears when she recalls hundreds of emaciated boat people arriving in her native Aceh province after being rescued by local fishermen in defiance of the government decision to leave them adrift.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101631/In-Indonesia-s-Aceh-a-warm-welcome-for-refugees-in-a-sea-of-misery
IRIN's Top Picks: Briefings, standards and cat-fights
12 June 2015 (IRIN ), Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, interviews, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101626/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Briefings-standards-and-cat-fights
Does labour migration do more harm than good?
12 June 2015 (IRIN ), Unlike its namesake, Jeddah Village boasts no sprawling shopping centres or skyscrapers soaring from the desert sands, but this cluster of homes in Indonesia’s Cireunghas district is intimately tied to Saudi Arabia’s commercial capital: many of the houses were built with money saved by locals who travelled there to work.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101627/Does-labour-migration-do-more-harm-than-good
Photo feature: Mali refugees find common ground in a foreign market
10 June 2015 (IRIN ), Tensions between different ethnic groups in northern Mali have long run high, but at a market in neighbouring Mauritania, people are finding a way to get along.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101615/Photo-feature-Mali-refugees-find-common-ground-in-a-foreign-market
Photo feature: The Greek drama unfolding for migrants
9 June 2015 (IRIN ), Greece is fast catching up with Italy as the main entry point into Europe for migrants and asylum-seekers.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101609/Photo-feature-The-Greek-drama-unfolding-for-migrants
Five false assumptions driving EU migration policy
2 June 2015 (IRIN ), More than 85,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean in smugglers’ boats since the start of 2015, and the peak sailing season is only just getting under way.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101573/Five-false-assumptions-driving-EU-migration-policy
Did Malaysian cops ignore Rohingya trafficking?
2 June 2015 (IRIN ), Malaysian police have launched a sweeping investigation into human trafficking rings after announcing on 25 May that they had found 139 shallow graves around 28 camps along the remote frontier with Thailand. But did they have enough information to have acted years ago and save lives?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101569/Did-Malaysian-cops-ignore-Rohingya-trafficking
What next for EU migration plans?
28 May 2015 (IRIN ), The European Commission has fleshed out its plans to manage record levels of irregular migration to the European Union’s shores, but there are still question marks around how, when and to what degree the proposals will be implemented.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101554/What-next-for-EU-migration-plans
"They beat us with chains": Life inside Libya's migrant detention centres
27 May 2015 (IRIN ), After enduring long, perilous journeys through the Sahara desert, often experiencing kidnapping and violence at the hands of smugglers, migrants and asylum-seekers who eventually reach Libya risk arrest and long periods of incarceration in one of the country’s 20 official detention centres – all of which are overcrowded and underfunded.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101549/They-beat-us-with-chains-Life-inside-Libya-s-migrant-detention-centres
Migrants' limbo in Spain's African enclave
22 May 2015 (IRIN ), The Spanish enclave of Melilla inside Morocco is currently home to some 1,200 migrants and asylum seekers, some of whom have been waiting over a year either for an asylum decision or transfer to detention centres in mainland Spain.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101533/Migrants-limbo-in-Spain-s-African-enclave

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