Italian police have been mistreating refugees and migrants, says Amnesty International. In several cases, people also said they had been given electric shocks with stun batons.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said thousands of migrants would be resettled in Germany, Canada and Italy as part of a UN-backed deal. But he put the agreement on hold hours after his announcement.
A migrant rescue ship has been seized in Italy for refusing to hand over rescued migrants to Libya. The NGO said that would have been illegal, and insisted that the rescue took place legally in international waters.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a deal that could have seen thousands of African migrants relocated to Europe and Canada. Under the agreement, thousands more migrants would stay in Israel.
Horst Seehofer's Interior and "Heimat" Ministry wants to dramatically restrict refugee family reunification — including immediate relatives. It's a touchy issue that could stir up trouble within Germany's government.
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