More tragedy in the Mediterranean as 87 people are rescued from dinghy east of Malta

UNHCR commends the efforts of Armed Forces of Malta as 87 people were found in distress and rescued from a dinghy east of Malta in the morning of 22 January.

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UNHCR welcomes publication of Kamara inquiry

UNHCR welcomes the publication of the inquiry report regarding the tragic death of Mamadou Kamara in 2012, who had arrived in Malta as an asylum seeker and died while in custody of Detention Service officers.

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UNHCR urges focus on saving lives as 2014 boat people numbers near 350,000

UNHCR warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid confusion among coastal nations and regional blocs over how to respond to the growing number of people making risky sea journeys in search of asylum or migration.

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Isle Landers - Being Human

Photojournalist Darrin Zammit Lupi writes about his experience in covering boat arrivals to Malta in 2014

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Majority of the Maltese do not perceive migration as a threat
+ 2,200 refugees have been resettled from Malta: 2005-2013
UNHCR estimates around 30% of +18,000 arrivals from Libya live in Malt...
2,008 individuals arrived by boat in 2013
71% granted international protection in 2013
around 1,500 persons are living in open centres in Malta

2014 Malta Asylum Trends update-Malta Asylum Trends mid year update

What would you do?-2014 World Refugee Day debate

Nitkellmu? -Study on refugee integration in Malta

#knowthefacts-Booklet with info and statistics on asylum and migration in Malta, Europe and beyond

Islelanders-a photographic project

2013 Malta Asylum Trends-2013 Statistics on Asylum in Malta