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Patrick Kingsley

Patrick Kingsley

    Ban Ki-moon attacks 'restrictive' EU asylum policies
    Ban Ki-moon attacks 'restrictive' EU asylum policies
    New measures "constitute a legal wall to asylum just as despicable as a razor-wire fence”, says Human Rights Watch.
    Hundreds drown in Libyan refugee exodus
    Hundreds drown in Libyan refugee exodus
    Refugees panicked and drowned as the overloaded boat they were dumped on sank.
    Turkish traders profit off Syrian refugees
    Turkish traders profit off Syrian refugees
    Transporting Syrian refugees is big business for shipwrights, shoe shops and smugglers alike in Turkey.
    Fortress Europe is no match for the horrors of war
    Fortress Europe is no match for the horrors of war
    Rumours and confusion are growing as European leaders show little will to manage the thousands of desperate people fleeing bitter, deadly conflict.
    Pragmatism eases pain for refugees
    Pragmatism eases pain for refugees
    Change in governments' policy sees a reduction in chaos as the flow of people to the EU continues.
    Trading in souls: Inside the world of the people smugglers
    Trading in souls: Inside the world of the people smugglers
    Abu Hamada, the kingpin of the Syrian smuggling network in Egypt, earns about $90 000 a week but sees nothing wrong in profiting from migrants.
    Sisi targets those on death row
    Sisi targets those on death row
    Without an elected Parliament, the Egyptian president can change the law.
    How Mohamed Morsi ended up on death row
    How Mohamed Morsi ended up on death row
    Surrounded by golden mantlepieces, tasselled curtains, a coterie of suits - Morsi didn't have the air of a man about to be ousted as president.
    Airstrikes 'won't deter migrants'
    Airstrikes 'won't deter migrants'
    More than just military action is needed in Libya to curb desperate refugees and hungry smugglers.
    Divided Europe is all at sea over desperate migrants
    Divided Europe is all at sea over desperate migrants
    The challenge is huge but there are some things that could ease the tragic situation.
    Ending migrant rescue missions has not curbed demand, say smugglers
    Ending migrant rescue missions has not curbed demand, say smugglers
    Smugglers responsible for putting migrants to sea in inadequate vessels say they do not force refugees to board any boat against their will.