Up to 130 hunger strikers protesting for a fourth day against US deportations and conditions at a Washington State immigration facility were being evaluated by medical officials on Monday and could be force-fed, a federal agency said.
At least 750 detainees at an immigration detention center in Washington have gone on hunger strike to protest against deportations. Activists gathered outside the facility in a demonstration to show their solidarity for the strikers
Birmingham City Council is investigating allegations that a group of radical Muslims is trying to oust head teachers and secretly turn schools into Muslim academies based on Salafi Islam principles, British media reported.
Ukraine couldn’t ever meet the most basic requirements for EU membership, though it doesn’t mean that the EU institutions and the people at its head won’t fudge the criteria, so that in some way Ukraine can become eligible, MEP William Dartmouth told RT.
EU leaders have threatened Russia with sanctions, which could include visa bans, asset freezes and various economic restrictions unless it engages in direct talks with the coup-appointed Ukrainian government.
The EU is freezing talks on a visa-free regime with Russia, according to the European Council President Herman Van Rompuy. The move has been branded as “politicized, not constructive and ungrounded” by Russia.
An estimated 675,000 Ukrainians left for Russia in January and February, fearing the “revolutionary chaos” brewing in Ukraine, Russia's Federal Border Guard Service said. Officials fear a growing humanitarian crisis.
US Border Patrol agents have purposely stepped in front of moving cars to justify shooting at drivers and used firearms against people throwing rocks across the border from Mexico, according to an independent review of 67 cases that resulted in 19 deaths.
Immigrating to the UK could soon depend simply on how thick your wallet is, as the country considers auctioning off tier-one visas to the wealthiest bidder. The measure has come under fire from critics fearing an ‘eBay culture’ of immigration.