More than 1,300 migrants brought ashore in Italy after multiple rescues
More than 17,000 people have reached Italy so far this year, including around 4,000 this week, compared to 6,000 in the first 2-1/2 months of 2022.
BBC boss says won't step down as presenter's removal sparks sports coverage chaos
Gary Lineker was forced to 'step back' from his duties presenting the flagship Premier League highlights show after accusing the UK government of using Nazi-era rhetoric in tackling illegal immigration.
We will detain and deport you, UK tells small-boat migrants
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has made stopping boat arrivals one of his key priorities after the number of migrants arriving on the south coast of England soared to more than 45,000 last year.
Govt pressed to probe deaths of 150 foreigners in detention last year
Seven children and 25 women were among those who died in detention in 2022.
US says Sime Darby Plantation products no longer made with forced labour
Goods made by Sime Darby Plantation have been blocked from entering the US since 2020 over suspected abusive labour practices.
Groups slam Selangor's move to 'cover cost' of free bus on the back of poor migrants
Lawyers for Liberty and global rights group HRW call the new rule heartless and symptomatic of xenophobia.
US Supreme Court keeps controversial border policy in place
The decision to uphold the controversial rule stemmed off a looming political crisis for President Joe Biden, as thousands waited at the southern border in expectation the policy was about to end.
Deadliest year for Rohingya at sea in years as 180 presumed drowned
The number of Rohingya leaving Bangladesh in boats this year has jumped more than five-fold from a year earlier to nearly 2,400, rights groups estimate.
Rights group slams home minister Saifuddin over abuse claims at immigration depot
Lawyers for Liberty says the matter deserves an immediate and thorough investigation instead of 'outright dismissal' by the minister.
France accepts migrant ship as row with Italy blazes
France had never before allowed a rescue vessel carrying migrants from the Mediterranean to land on its coast, but did so this time because Italy had refused access.
UK, France in 'final stages' of deal to tackle illegal migration
British immigration minister says that French authorities have prevented over 29,000 crossings this year and destroyed more than 1,000 boats.
Italy accused of illegally rejecting migrants as anger mounts
Over 87,000 people have landed in Italy so far this year, according to the interior ministry – though only 14% of those were rescued at sea and brought to safety by charity vessels.