The Libyan Coast Guard managed to rescue 60 persons in the Mediterranean about 92 miles north-west of Al-Khoms city as they were travelling towards … Read more
The Libyan coast guard reported Wednesday that migrant passengers aboard a container ship docked at the port of Misrata are refusing to disembark.
The migrants, … Read more
Italy rebuts criticism from UNHCR chief after announcement of investigations on racism and violence against migrants
Italy sharply criticized new U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday after she announced she would send investigators to the country to check reports … Read more
Cargo ship Alexander Maersk with 110 rescued migrants on board waiting for instructions in front of Pozzallo
The cargo ship Alexander Maersk, which the Danish flag, and which is carrying more than 110 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean, has been waiting for … Read more
Tunisia fires officials accused of negligence over shipwreck this weekend which killed at least 66 migrants
Tunisia on Wednesday announced the sacking of officials accused of negligence over a shipwreck this weekend that killed at least 66 migrants.
AFP reports that … Read more
158 persons (amongst which 9 children, 26 women and 36 unaccompanied minors) rescued in the Mediterranean and taken to Sicily
Almost 160 migrants disembarked a rescue ship Friday evening in Sicily, the NGO SOS Mediterranee said, days before hardline anti-immigrant League leader Matteo Salvini is … Read more