The situation aboard the Spanish NGO migrant rescue ship Open Arms is “explosive”, Agrigento chief prosecutor Luigi Patronaggio said Tuesday adding that he was travelling … Read more
Spain offer safe harbour close to Gibraltar to Open Arms – Open Arms captain deems it too far for passengers safety
Spain’s acting PM Pedro Sánchez, offered the port of Algeciras (Cádiz) to the Open Arms ship.
However, an NGO spokesman has rejected the offer claiming … Read more
The latest data on irregular migrant arrivals from Morocco to Spain, covering the present year to Tuesday of this week, shows a 39% drop compared … Read more
The crew of the rescue ship Open Arms is requesting the urgent evacuation of all migrants on board, amid reports some had become aggressive or … Read more
Four migrants from the ship of the Spanish Open Arms NGO disembark for medical treatment, in the port of Lampedusa, Italy. Nine others on board … Read more
Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission, emphasizes need to fix root cause of migration
Several months after the EU’s migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed … Read more
European politicians should be ashamed of themselves, President Emeritus Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca said on Monday, referring to the migrants stranded on an NGO rescue ship.… Read more
A man died, while another on was rescued from a dinghy by the Armed Forces of Malta.
On Monday the Armed forces were asked to … Read more
Eight migrants are to be brought to shore in a medical evacuation operation, the Armed Forces of Malta confirmed.
Earlier, the Open Arms had said … Read more
Carrying boxes of fruit, Richard Gere visited rescued migrants Friday on a humanitarian ship that has been struck in the Mediterranean Sea for over a … Read more
Cyprus has asked the European Commission to help relocate 5,000 asylum seekers to other EU countries as the island nation struggles to accommodate an influx … Read more
The Government of Malta has banned the Open Arms vessel, of the Proactiva NGO, from entering its territorial waters, TgCom reports.
Among the 121 migrants … Read more
Persons aboard Alan Kurdi to enter Malta and redistributed in Germany, France, Portugal and Luxembourg
Forty migrants rescued by a German NGO vessel will be allowed in to Malta and then redistributed among EU member states, a government spokesman … Read more