Afghan and Pakistani migrants have died in a traffic accident while being smuggled accross Bulgaria, a new report by Refugees International outlines inhumane conditions for migrants in Libya and an Italian multimedia project offers glimpses into the 'already forgotten' Balkan Route. This and more in today's news roundup.
Several migrants killed in smuggler bus crash in Bulgaria: Nine migrants from Pakistan and Afghanistan have died after a minibus transporting them through Bulgaria crashed on the highway. The bus was reportedly driven by a 16-year-old Bulgarian who did not have a license. Click here to read more.
Greece moves migrants out of old Athens airport: Migrants staying at the makeshift camp at the derelict old Athens airport were moved out of the site on Friday as the Greek police finally moved in to conclude its efforts to clear the controversial site following months of delays. Click here to read more.
EU pushing migrants 'back to hell': A report by the independent humanitarian organization Refugees International has accused the EU of disregarding human rights and international law in the attempt to slow refugee boat crossings the Mediterranean Sea. Click here to read more.
Cologne transitions displaced people to long-term homes: The city of Cologne is finally closing the last of its emergency shelters for displaced people. One Iraqi refugee talks about the difficulties of living at an emergency shelter. Click here to read more.
Multimedia project about the Balkan Route: "here to read more. " is a web-based report of videos, cartoons and stories by SMK Videofactory and Graphic News, an Italian online cartoon-based news magazine. It is meant to serve as a testament to the Balkan Route used by migrants to come to Europe. Click