Disappointed migrants 'too frightened' to live in Swedish woods
When he fled the war in Syria, Abdullah Waez dreamed of a new life in Sweden. Waez and 52 other asylum seekers were shocked when migration officials brought them by bus to their new accommodation on Sunday: a cluster of red wooden cabins in a forest in the village of Limedsforsen, some 400 kilometres (250 miles) northwest of Stockholm.
31 October, 2015 Morocco defends hold on Western Sahara _ and targets IKEA RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco is reacting aggressively to any challenges to its claims on Western Sahara, as it marks 40 years since taking control of the mineral-rich territory. Among apparent targets of its wrath: Swedish icons IKEA, Volvo and H&M.Powered by WPeMatico
24 November, 2015 Migrants build society in French camp they call 'the jungle' CALAIS, France (AP) — Outside, acrid smoke from wood fires stings the eye, the stench of uncollected garbage and neglected toilets assaults the nose, and an autumn wind chills the bone. But inside Mimi Amanuel's immaculate wood-framed shack, the nightmare life of Calais' migrant […]
13 September, 2016 For some 'Jungle' migrants, France isn't that bad after all By Matthias Blamont CALAIS, France (Reuters) - Afghan national Sajjad had dreamt of a new life in Britain, but the teenager is among a growing number of migrants holed up in a squalid camp in Calais to decide that France might not be such a bad second choice. "My life is more important […]
7 March, 2016 Brussels to propose overhaul of EU asylum system: report Brussels is to propose centralising claims for asylum in the European Union as it struggles to address Europe's biggest migration crisis since World War II, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. The European Commission will make the proposal as part of a radical overhaul of its refugee […]
27 April, 2016 Immigration puts Swedish schools to the test Sweden's schools were already struggling with demoralised teachers and declining test scores before the arrival of masses of young migrants whose needs have put unprecedented strain on the system. The Swedish school system already faces major challenges including an acute shortage of […]