Tag: Mediterranean migrants

  • Greece Hardening Stance Against Asylum Seekers; Increases Patrolling Forces

    November 22: Greece said on Friday it was deploying more border guards to “shut the door” to migrants not entitled to stay, the latest sign of a hardening stance against […]

  • Spain Allows NGOs to Sail With Aid Supplies for Migrants

    April 17: Spain has reluctantly allowed humanitarian aid vessels to depart for the Greek islands where they want to deliver aid supplies to migrant camps, Spanish aid groups said Wednesday. […]

  • Over 100 Migrants Detained For Attempted Illegal Migration Through La Goulette Port, Tunisia

    March 24: Tunisian security forces arrested dozens of people who tried to sneak into Port La Goulette on the outskirts of the capital with the intention of illegal immigration to […]

  • Two Migrant Boats Sink Near Sabratha, Libya; At Least 40 Killed

    March 19: A migrant boat headed for Europe sank off the Libyan coast near the western town of Sabratha, security officials reported. At least 10 people have died and 17 […]

  • Over 50 Would-Be Immigrants Rescued off Nador, Morocco

    March 18: Fifty-three Sub-Saharan would-be immigrants, including ten women, who were experiencing difficulties onboard a deflated makeshift boat, were rescued on Monday by the royal navy coastguard off Nador, a […]

  • Med, migrants and merchant ships

    Shipping’s concerns over Italy’s migrant stance. Migrant crisis may pose threats to Med shipping By Julia Louppova The migrant crisis continues in Europe and the shipping industry is getting increasingly worried […]

  • Med migrants rescued

    No Christmas break for the Coast Guard. Italy Rescues More Than 250 Migrants in Mediterranean Posted by Eric Haun More than 250 migrants were rescued in the central Mediterranean during the night […]

  • Migrant rescue spat

    Incident occurred about 30 km north of the Libyan coast. Libya Coastguard NGO vessel in altercation Libya’s coastguard intercepted nearly 500 migrants on a wooden boat and returned them to […]

  • UN: 250 migrants missing

    Large spike in crossings sees more fatalities. Migrant crisis: UN says 250 missing in shipwrecks Nearly 250 people are feared drowned after two shipwrecks in the central Mediterranean over the […]

  • 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya

    Multiple navies and Coast Guard vessels rescued migrants. More than 1,000 migrants rescued from boats off Libya: Italy coast guard Rescuers plucked more than a thousand migrants from overcrowded boats […]