NEWS ITEMS: AUGUST 2016

   AUGUST 1 – AUGUST 7, 2016

A Tale of Two Migration Flows The New York Times August 1
How Germany’s Troubled History Adds a Twist to Angela Merkel’s Migration Woes The Wire August 1
UK lawmakers say Europe’s efforts over migration crisis ‘lamentable’ Reuters August 2
A comprehensive national policy on labour migration now MalaysiaKini August 2
Brussels’ plan to INCREASE migration to Europe blasted by furious German MPs Express August 2
It’s Time to Start Preparing for the Challenges of Climate-Driven Migration World Politics Review August 2
Bodies found off coast of Libya as migrant toll climbs – IOM Channel News Asia August 2
Colombia denies airlift for Cuban migrants, to begin deportations Miami Herald August 2
Can Cambodia put an end to human trafficking? Deutsche Welle August 2
Migrants beat each other with chairs in German refugee center brawl RT August 3
Study: Sweden Europe’s most positive on non-EU migration The Local August 3
Nine out of ten Hungarians oppose illegal migration, survey confirms Hungary Today August 3
Brexit visa rush could equal 140 years’ worth of applications Financial Times August 3
Archbishop Warns Europe Migration Crisis Fueled by Muslims’ ‘Will to Conquer’ Breitbart August 3
Brexit: Registering EU migrants already living in Britain would amount to ‘140 years of work’ Evening Standard August 3
Europe hasn’t seen this many asylum-seekers since fall of Soviet Union: Study CNBC August 3
Scores of Asian migrants left stranded and penniless in Saudi Arabia Deutsche Welle August 3
Czech Police Intensify Controls at Border With Germany to Prevent Migration Sputnik News August 4
Will Europe be able to deal with the migration crisis alone if Turkey quits the pact? The European Sting August 4
Thailand Arrests 62 Myanmar Migrants Near Malaysian Border Radio Free Asia August 4
EU unprepared if migration deal collapses, Mouzalas warns Ekatherimini August 4
What does a Left-wing migration policy look like? Left Foot Forward August 4
Syrian refugees sent back to peril in hands of Islamic State The Washington Times August 4
Greece rescues 70 migrants at sea off Lesbos Swiss Info August 4
Migration crisis: 74% of Europeans want EU to do more European Parliament August 5
Refugee Olympic Team makes history at Rio Games UNHCR August 5
Uzbekistan: labour migration and domestic economic struggles The Times of Central Asia August 6
Record high global migration may give new meaning to ‘diaspora’ The Conversation August 7
Cuba blames US for surge in ‘unsafe’ migration Al Jazeera August 7

   AUGUST 8 – AUGUST 15, 2016

The World Loves Refugees, When They’re Olympians The New York Times August 8
Changing face of a migration hub in Senegal Deutsche Welle August 8
Chinese tourist mistakenly spends 12 days in German refugee camp after losing his wallet The Shanghaiist August 9
Police Storm German Church To Oust Immigrant Occupiers The Daily Caller August 9
Most Syrian refugees coming to U.S. are women, children USA Today August 9
The Latest: 260,000 migrants reach Europe in 2016; 3,100 die The Daily Progress August 9
A short history of Nauru, Australia’s dumping ground for refugees The Guardian August 9
As U.S. Politicians Shun Syrian Refugees, Religious Groups Embrace Them NPR August 10
Asylum seeker arrested after threatening to blow himself up at Denmark refugee centre The Independent August 10
Accepting Tamils 30 years ago changed Canada The Star August 10
Scotland’s population swelled by migration BBC August 10
Colombia to Deport 1,350 Cuban Refugees, With More Still Stranded PanAm Post August 10
The Quiet Tajik Refugee Crisis The Diplomat August 10
The Middle East Must Lead on Refugees Project Syndicate August 10
Many Europeans worry about refugee terrorists, poll says Deutsche Welle August 11
France’s Call for Refugee Hosts The Atlantic August 11
Pope Francis hosts Syrian refugees at lunch, sees children’s drawings of war Reuters August 12
Greek Govt: “Greece to Build 4 Refugee Camps on Crete for 2,000 Migrants” Greek Reporter August 12
Afghan refugees return but struggle to feel at home Anadolu Agency August 12
Don’t demonize refugees, U.N. says, as poll reveals negative attitudes Reuters August 12
Anti-slavery commissioner warns over migration crisis exploitation Belfast Telegraph August 12
Migration spurs biggest-ever population increase Radio New Zealand August 12
Beijing spells out strict residency rules for migrants to the capital South China Morning Post August 12
French millennials talk about life in a country struggling with unemployment, migration and terrorism The Washington Post August 12
Bulging Calais camp now home to ‘9,000 refugees’ The Local.Fr August 12
‘Sexual assaults on children’ at Greek refugee camps The Guardian August 13
Manus island: photos show aftermath of violent attack on Afghan refugees The Guardian August 13
Europe’s scapegoat The Economist August 13
Former refugees look to Election Day with a sense of duty The San Diego Union-Tribune August 14
Egypt’s navy foils illegal migration attempt of 146 Ahram Online August 14
A New Way of Seeing Indian Independence and the Brutal ‘Great Migration’ TIME August 14
Refugees’ achievements stand taller than a podium ESPN August 13
At least 19 injured as blaze strikes German refugee center  RT August 15
Iraqi refugees fared worse than others in first 3 years: internal study CBC News August 15
Recent attacks in Germany show folly of its open door to refugees South China Morning Post August 15

   AUGUST 16 – AUGUST 23, 2016

British workers could suffer from migration cuts: study Politico August 16
Berlin refugee hostel staff tied to crude emails Finacial Times August 16
Brexit economic damage will outweigh any wage boost from cuts to immigration – report RT August 16
Hungary’s annual Sziget Festival focuses on music and migration Euronews August 16
Migration crisis balloons in northern Italy as other EU nations close borders Christian Science Monitor August 16
Germany expects migration to add to unemployment Deutsche Welle August 16
Divorce Contributes to Decline in U.S. Migration UConn Today August 16
Migration crisis: Greece plans new shelters to reduce overcrowding on islands The Guardian August 17
Australia to close Manus Island refugee prison camp Al Jazeera August 17
Navy nabs 18 Australia-bound illegal migrants off Batticaloa Ceylon Daily News August 17
The Importance of ‘Arrival Cities’ CityLab August 18
This non-profit wants to use the sharing economy to ease Europe’s refugee crisis CNBC August 18
Nigeria warns against illegal migration to Europe Global Times August 19
Obama urged to double refugee intake Politico August 19
Who Are the Refugees Coming Into the United States? Voice of America August 19
In Pursuit of the African Dream Foreign Policy August 19
Experienced, Keen And Out Of Work: Skilled Migration In Australia The Huffington Post Australia August 20
Is Uganda the best place to be a refugee? The Guardian August 20
Refugees in Greek camps targeted by mafia gangs The Guardian August 20
Tunisia: In Tunisia, Returning Migrants Find a Ray of Hope All Africa August 21
British want EU migrants to stay after Brexit, says poll The Guardian August 21
Pangs of migration The Tribune India August 21
New global migration mapping to help fight against infectious diseases Science Daily August 22
Philippines get top marks in migration governance study Gulf News August 23
Number of migrant arrivals in Bulgaria drops in third week of August The Sofia Globe August 23
Germany to accept hundreds of migrants to boost EU program: Italy Reuters August 23
The Other Side: Life as a Syrian Refugee in Germany TIME August 23

   AUGUST 24 – AUGUST 31, 2016

Afghan Migrant Shot Dead by Hunters in Serbia NBC News August 24
Afghan Migrant Shot Dead by Hunters in Serbia The Guardian August 24
Migrant mothers at Pennsylvania center suspend hunger strike ‘due to threats’ Fox News August 24
“Nobody is ever just a refugee”: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s powerful speech on the global migrant crisis Quartz Africa August 25
How the refugee crisis became invisible New Statesman August 25
Free Wi-Fi excites migrant labourers The Hindu August 25
Refugee fired from internship helping other asylum seekers on first day after refusing to remove hijab in Germany The Independent August 26
UNHCR welcomes announcement of Independent Paralympic Team comprising two refugees UNHCR August 26
Migrant influx pushes German population growth to highest since 1992 Reuters August 26
Changing mood in Europe a year after Austria migrant disaster Yahoo! News August 26
‘Cruel Hoax’ As Migrant Engineers Are Told There Will Be Jobs The Huffington Post Australia August 26
Refugee artist detained on Manus Island wins international cartooning award The Guardian August 27
Moscow Warehouse Fire Kills 17 Migrant Workers/a> Wall Street Journal August 27
Australians rally against refugee detention centres Al Jazeera August 28
For one Syrian refugee, close, but no asylum CNet August 28
Merkel’s deputy breaks ranks over refugee policy Financial Times August 28
The U.S. Accepts 10,000th Syrian Refugee This Year The Atlantic August 29
New inflows stretching migrant, refugee centers on islands Ekathimerini August 29
9 Latin American Countries Slam US for Creating Migrant Crisis TeleSur August 29
Migrant Labour Fuels Tensions in Mauritius Inter Press Agency August 29
Nearly 9,000 unaccompanied refugee children have gone missing in Germany Quartz August 29
Merkel admits mistakes made in Germany, EU with refugee crisis Reuters August 30
Italy rescues 6,500 refugees from Mediterranean Al Jazeera August 30
UN Refugee Chief: World must act to end South Sudan suffering UNHCR August 30
The Beginning of the End for Private Migrant-Detention Centers? The Atlantic August 30
Retired judge, 88, offers ‘body swap’ with a refugee on Manus or Nauru The Guardian August 31
Next stop, Britain! Thousands of UK-bound migrants to move into two new camps near Gare du Nord in Paris prompting fears they will take over trains Daily Mail August 31
Massive Migrant Rescue Off Libyan Coast ‘Awe-Inspiring’ Voice of America August 31

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