A new report claiming European operations to combat people smuggling in the ongoing refugee crisis are a success has been lambasted by aid workers as more migrants die than ever before.
But a report by EU-wide security agency Europol claimed a year of efforts by the new European Migrant Smuggling Centre (EMSC) was seeing progress.
Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European Commissioner for migration, said the initiative was “successfully fighting, disrupting and apprehending criminal migrant smuggling networks”.
Rob Wainwright, the director of Europol said more than 90 per cent of migrants entering the EU have used smugglers.
Sep 28, 2020Speaking at the UN General Assembly Saturday, Bangladesh’s prime minister reiterated her call for the global community to actively step up to solve the Rohingya issue and the crisis it has caused in Bangladesh. “More than three years have been passed but not a single Rohingya could be repatriated. The Rohingya crisis was created by […]
Sep 26, 2020