You are here

Waves of migration a call for global action

Nations must tackle root causes of disorderly migration - or expect more economic crises and armed conflict. An open-door policy is unsustainable.

Rohingya migrants fleeing religious and ethnic persecution in Myanmar have put the issue of managing such tides of fugitives squarely before South-east Asian states.

FROM the shores of the Mediterranean to the beaches of Malaysia, an intense escalation in international migration threatens the global order. In the large European countries of Germany, France and Britain, a rough estimate suggests that around 5 per cent of the population is born outside the...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to