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IRIN’s Top Picks: Siege gardening, Scientology and aid pledges
22 May 2015 (IRIN ), Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share some of 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/101532/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Siege-gardening-Scientology-and-aid-pledges
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
Glimmer of hope for Southeast Asia's migrants
20 May 2015 (IRIN ), Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to provide temporary shelter and assistance to thousands of migrants still stranded at sea in Southeast Asia, but they have stopped short of offering to find their boats and bring them ashore.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101518/Glimmer-of-hope-for-Southeast-Asia-s-migrants
Migrant crisis spreads to Greek isles
19 May 2015 (IRIN ), Greece appears set for a summer of migrant chaos, with soaring numbers of people arriving by boat at southern Aegean islands where tourist bookings and ill-equipped authorities could soon lead to an accommodation crisis.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101512/Migrant-crisis-spreads-to-Greek-isles
Kept afloat by hope - the endless odyssey of the Rohingya
18 May 2015 (IRIN ), Faizal Ahmad has just spent six months at sea, in an open boat crammed with 450 people, praying that Allah would deliver him to safety and a future free of persecution.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101508/Kept-afloat-by-hope-the-endless-odyssey-of-the-Rohingya
All at sea: what lies behind Southeast Asia’s migrant crisis?
15 May 2015 (IRIN ), The plight of thousands of migrants and asylum seekers from Myanmar and Bangladesh, left adrift without food and water for nearly a week, has all the hallmarks of a full-blown humanitarian crisis. Yet despite statements of concern from governments, aid agencies and human rights groups, there is little sign of a coordinated plan to address the issue.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101503/All-at-sea-what-lies-behind-Southeast-Asia-s-migrant-crisis
Lawyers see detainees in South Africa ‘xenophobia’ storm
15 May 2015 (IRIN ), Human rights lawyers are interviewing hundreds of migrants rounded up last week in night raids by South African police, trying to ascertain if they should be exempt from deportation.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101499/Lawyers-see-detainees-in-South-Africa-xenophobia-storm
IRIN’s Top Picks: Migration, private sector and Twitter Jihad
15 May 2015 (IRIN ), This week's Top Picks include a look at migration through a capitalist lens, Islamic State's use of social media, a take on the UK election, and an examination of aid to post-conflict states.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101500/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Migration-private-sector-and-Twitter-Jihad
Malaysia and Thailand leave migrant boats adrift
13 May 2015 (IRIN ), As Europe focuses on the migrants in the Mediterranean, another humanitarian crisis is playing out on a stretch of water between the Andaman Sea and the Strait of Malacca in Southeast Asia. Hundreds, possibly thousands, of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar and Bangladeshi migrants have been deserted by smugglers and left adrift for days without food or water.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101487/Malaysia-and-Thailand-leave-migrant-boats-adrift
Beyond quotas: What else is new in EU migration policy?
12 May 2015 (IRIN ), The European Commission releases its long-awaited European Agenda on Migration on Wednesday, but a leaked draft of the new policy is already in circulation.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101485/Beyond-quotas-What-else-is-new-in-EU-migration-policy
Should Europe open its borders or shore them up?
11 May 2015 (IRIN ), This week promises to be an important one for Europe’s response to the migration crisis in the Mediterranean, where more than 1,800 migrants have lost their lives since the beginning of the year.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101478/Should-Europe-open-its-borders-or-shore-them-up
Rescued! From shipwreck to safety
8 May 2015 (IRIN ), Horrifying footage emerged on Tuesday showing dozens of migrants desperately trying to escape their deflating dingy and climb aboard a cargo ship that had come to their rescue, just south of Sicily.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101472/Rescued-From-shipwreck-to-safety
Aboard Flight 652: Nepalese migrants head home to help
29 April 2015 (IRIN ), Nepalese migrants working in the Gulf are heading home to help their families and their country, in the wake of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit on 25 April, killing more than 5,000 people.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101420/Aboard-Flight-652-Nepalese-migrants-head-home-to-help
Legal routes no easy fix to EU migration crisis
28 April 2015 (IRIN ), In a new column, Jeff Crisp, former policy chief at UNHCR and now an advisor with Refugees International, questions whether opening up more legal routes into Europe is really the silver bullet to the migration crisis in the Mediterranean many make it out to be.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101416/Legal-routes-no-easy-fix-to-EU-migration-crisis
Tough homecoming for Zimbabwean migrants fleeing xenophobia
27 April 2015 (IRIN ), More than 2,000 Zimbabweans displaced by xenophobic attacks in South Africa have packed their bags for home. But Zimbabwe, a country teetering on the verge of economic collapse, is unlikely to offer them the means to restart their lives.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101410/Tough-homecoming-for-Zimbabwean-migrants-fleeing-xenophobia
Hope and fear: Kyrgyz migrants in Russia
24 April 2015 (IRIN ), In Kyrgyzstan, about a fifth of the population works in Russia. A combination of tougher rules and growing hostility to migrants is making life increasingly difficult. Yet next month brings a new trade agreement - and new hope.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101398/Hope-and-fear-Kyrgyz-migrants-in-Russia
The EU’s ‘disappointing’ response to the migration crisis
24 April 2015 (IRIN ), A closer look at the list of commitments from Europe’s leaders after their hastily-arranged migrant crisis summit in Brussels reveals no substantial change in response and few measures likely to have any major impact on the flows of migrants and asylum-seekers trying to reach Europe.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101403/The-EU-s-disappointing-response-to-the-migration-crisis
Destroy the smuggling market, not the boats
24 April 2015 (IRIN ), Anthropologist and author of "Illegality, Inc." Ruben Andersson of the London School of Economics explains why an EU plan to destroy migrant smugglers' boats is doomed to fail.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101402/Destroy-the-smuggling-market-not-the-boats
Migrant smugglers profit from Libya's chaos
23 April 2015 (IRIN ), Most of the 1,750 migrants to have drowned in the Mediterranean this year were sub-Saharan Africans who boarded smugglers’ boats in Libya. We will never know all their individual stories, but it is possible to retrace their steps through the deserts of Sudan, Chad and Niger to Libya’s porous southern borders, and north to its coastal cities and the beaches where the boats were launched.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101396/Migrant-smugglers-profit-from-Libya-s-chaos
Will latest migrant tragedy shame EU into action?
22 April 2015 (IRIN ), Despite a strong public show of unity and a pricked conscience, Europe's leaders are struggling to overcome their selfish national interests and make the tough choices needed to save migrant lives in the Mediterranean.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101387/Will-latest-migrant-tragedy-shame-EU-into-action

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