Tag: migrant smugglers

  • Libya: EU encourages migrants

    While the EU accuses charities of doing the same… Libya says European Union naval operation encourages migrants WARSAW: Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamad Taher Siala on Friday urged the EU to rethink […]

  • Migrant rescuers shot at

    Shots fired at rescuers. Human Smugglers Open Fire on Libyan Coast Guard The Libyan Coast Guard says that human smugglers opened fire on one of its vessels during a mission […]

  • Heavy terms for traffickers

    Five suspected crew members still face trial. Italy judge jails 3 for 20 years each over deadly 2015 migrant voyage An Italian judge sentenced three men to 20 years each […]

  • EUNAVFOR to train Libyans

    Agreement reached on training. Operation SOPHIA: signed the agreement on Libyan Coast Guard and Navy Training “The Memorandum Of Understanding signed today, is another key step towards the beginning of […]

  • Italy swoops on smugglers

    Traffickers captured by Italians. Italy arrests 38 suspected migrant smugglers who ‘sold organs’ for $15,000 At least 38 suspected migrant smugglers have been arrested in Italy who are thought to […]

  • Libya rejects EU military plans

    EU under fire. Mediterranean migrants: Libya rejects EU military plans Libya has criticised EU proposals to authorise the use of force against people smugglers taking migrants across the Mediterranean to […]

  • Human smugglers offer discounts

    CNN investigation throws up surprise. Human smugglers offer discounts for introductions to desperate migrants By Nick Paton Walsh Tripoli, Libya (CNN) Smugglers lure Arab and African migrants by offering discounts to get […]