A decree adopted by the Italian government would force non-governmental organizations to pay between €10,000 and €50,000 for transporting rescued migrants to Italian ports.… Read more
At least seven people died on Tuesday when a boat carrying migrants sank near the Greek island of Lesbos, the coastguard said.
Assisted by an … Read more
Amid ongoing conflict in and around the capital, UNHCR spokesperson Rupert Colville expressed deep concern about the “ghastly conditions” in which migrants and refugees are … Read more
UN warns that the Mediterranean will be a sea of blood due to lack of NGO rescue ships and Libya’s conflict
The risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been due to a … Read more
The UNHCR airlifted 149 African persons including 65 minors and 13 infants from Libya to Rome for safety.
Nearly 150 persons from East Africa, including … Read more
A migrant was found hiding in a vehicle’s glove box on the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla.
He was one of … Read more
Italy on Friday allowed families with children to disembark from the rescue ship operating in the Mediterranean Sea by German charity Sea-Watch.
“Italian authorities have … Read more
The Malta Independent reports that the final sitting in the case of the MV Lifeline, impounded 10 months ago, will be held today. Captain Claus … Read more
One after one they let go, they departed under the water, one after one – The witness of the survivor of the Mediterranean latest human tragedy
A survivor of a migrant boat disaster in the Mediterranean has told how he watched fellow passengers slip away and sink to their deaths.
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90ft Migrant boat on which around 800 persons died in the Mediterranean on display at Venezia Biennale
The remains of one of the Mediterranean’s most shocking migration tragedies, in which between 700 and 1,100 people died, is on display in this year’s … Read more
Is migration the reason for the reluctancy to be unequivocal for governments to say what the ‘real situation’ in Libya is?
Refugees and migrants in Tripoli’s Qasr Bin Gashir detention center were shot and injured during a violent incident this week, the medical humanitarian organization … Read more
Hungarian authorities are systematically denying food to failed asylum seekers detained in the country’s border transit zones, say rights activists.
The policy, whereby adults whose … Read more
A clear morning, after days characterised by the presence of sand from the Sahara Desert in the atmosphere. Your morning briefing brings you … Read more
The Armed Forces of Malta have evacuated a woman from the ship MV Alan Kurdi. She was evacuated for medical reasons and was brought to … Read more
Racial-motivated random-shooting not excluded in the case of the murder of Lassine Cisse in Birzebbuga – reports
Media reports say that the police are investigating the possibility that the drive-by murder of the Ivorian person near the Ħal Far open centre was … Read more