Tag: migrants

  • Migrant smugglers using social media

    Evil trade using Twitter and Facebook. Human traffickers use social media to advertise trips to Italy Smugglers use Twitter and Facebook to lure migrants seeking passage to Europe. Trips start […]

  • Russia: destroying migrant boats ‘going too far’

    Protests grow against proposed EU policy. Russia says destroying Libya migrant boats ‘going too far’ BY MICHELLE NICHOLS Russia said on Thursday that Europe should model its planned operations to tackle […]

  • UN urged not to allow EU ‘bombing’ of migrant boats

    Proposal to destroy boats has been widely criticised.  UN urged not to allow EU ‘bombing’ of migrant boats UNITED NATIONS, United States: Italy’s Red Cross president on Wednesday spoke out […]

  • Australian policy won’t work in Med

    Turning migrants back won’t work. Italian navy chief sceptical of Australian solution to Med migrant crisis Rome: An Italian navy chief on Tuesday poured cold water on suggestions Europe should adopt Australia`s […]

  • 5,800 migrants rescued by Italy

    Huge number rescued at weekend. Mediterranean migrant crisis: Thousands of migrants rescued at sea More than 5,800 migrants have been rescued and 10 bodies recovered off the Libyan coast over […]

  • Mediterranean crisis is unsustainable

    Calls for intergovernmental contact group. Mediterranean crisis is unsustainable for shipping Peter Hinchliffe, secretary-general of the International Chamber of Shipping The terrible tragedy on April 19 is believed to have […]

  • EU must focus on root causes of migration

    Analysis of recent EU moves. The EU must focus on the root causes of migration The EU is planning to act against human traffickers in the Mediterranean. But the plight […]

  • 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 […]

  • NATO calls for comprehensive migrant response

    Will work with Libya once security situation allows. NATO calls for ‘comprehensive response” to migrant crisis Lisbon (AFP) – The plight of migrants in the Mediterranean requires a “comprehensive response”, […]

  • Migrants: Libya is Not Somalia

    The legal issues surrounding migration. Migrants: Libya is Not Somalia Op-ed by David Hammond EU leaders have suggested that military capabilities should be used to deny Libyan human traffickers the […]