Tag: migrants

  • Mediterranean migrants crisis

    Analysing the options. Mediterranean migrants crisis: Is military force the solution? By Jasmine Coleman European leaders are scrambling to find a way of stemming the flow of migrants across the […]

  • Transport Malta issues Libya warning to sailors

    Calls for increased vigilance.  No need for alarm, after Transport Malta issues Libya warning to sailors Transport Malta message urges vessels navigating beyond 50 nautical miles south of Malta to […]

  • Concerns over proposed EU migrant tactics

    Cornered by foreign naval vessels, people traffickers may simply throw their human cargo overboard. Why fighting piracy won’t work as a model for fighting people traffickers By Colin Freeman, Chief foreign correspondent […]

  • Who’s Really Killing Mediterranean Migrants?

    It isn’t Europe. But Europe is playing into the murderers’ hands. Who’s Really Killing the Migrants of the Mediterranean? Smugglers send their desperate human cargo to sea with just enough […]

  • Libya stops migrant boats

    Over 600 migrants detained.  Libya stops boats packed with hundreds of migrants leaving for Europe – official TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya has stopped several boats packed with Africans trying to […]

  • ‘Captain’s Error’ Sank Overloaded Migrant Boat

    The captain and a crew member are arrested after being separated from 25 other survivors who were taken to an Italian port. ‘Captain’s Error’ Sank Overloaded Migrant Boat The shipwreck […]

  • Rear Admiral calls for push back off Libya

    Calls for migrants boats to be turned back to Libya. Royal Navy Rear Admiral calls for push backs off Libyan coast, likens situation to Somali coast Jacob Borg Royal Navy […]

  • Migrant deaths: EU holds urgent talks

    Huge death toll over weekend. Mediterranean migrant deaths: EU holds urgent talks EU foreign and interior ministers are due to meet in Luxembourg to discuss the deaths of migrants trying […]

  • Migrant rescues prompt SOLAS review

    Review is a priority matter, says IMO. Migrant rescues prompt SOLAS review Girija Shettar The International Maritime Organization is to review legislation underpinning sea rescues by commercial shipping as a […]

  • Migrants killed in religious clash on boat

    Tragic development at sea. Migrants killed in ‘religious clash’ on Mediterranean boat Italian police say they have arrested 15 Muslim migrants after they allegedly threw 12 Christians overboard following a […]