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Refugees at risk in Turkey and Calais

Refugees at risk in Turkey and Calais | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Amid reports of human rights abuses in Turkey, I fear that the ill-fated EU migrant deal is doomed.

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This article refers to the ESRC funded research - EVI-MED - Constructing an evidence base of contemporary Mediterranean migrations - undertaken by Brad Blitz

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In UK, heated debate as migrants' numbers grow across the Channel

In UK, heated debate as migrants' numbers grow across the Channel | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Thousands of desperate migrants, many refugees from the conflict in Syria as well as sub-Saharan Africa, have gathered in makeshift camps, attempting to board trucks and trains in the hope of forging a better life. 

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory based at the University of Oxford

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Reinforcements arrive in Calais to deal with migrants making for Britain

Reinforcements arrive in Calais to deal with migrants making for Britain | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

French police reinforcements have arrived in the northern French city of Calais after its mayor threatened to block the port, unless Britain does more to stem the flow of illegal migrants.

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The article quotes Dr Franck Düvell, of the ESRC-funded Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford.


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Migrant crisis alarms Britain – but fears clash with facts

This summer, Britain's headlines have been dominated by one story thousands of migrants massing in France, aiming to get to England through the Channel Tunnel. 

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory based at the University of Oxford

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In UK, heated debate as migrants' numbers grow across the Channel

In UK, heated debate as migrants' numbers grow across the Channel | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Public support for allowing migrants from Calais to enter is very low.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory based at the University of Oxford

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