Tag: migrants

  • UN sanctions smugglers

    Militia leaders named on list. UN sanctions for people smugglers in Libya in global first The UN Security Council has imposed sanctions on six leaders of human trafficking networks operating […]

  • Migrants drown off Yemen

    Migrant vessel capsizes. Scores of Ethiopian migrants drown off Yemen’s coast At least 46 migrants trying to cross from Somalia to Yemen have drowned when their boat capsized, UN officials […]

  • More Med deaths

    Recent weather conditions have seen thousands attempt crossing. Tunisia boat capsizes killing dozens of migrants At least 48 migrants died after their boat capsized off the eastern coast of Tunisia, […]

  • Migrant push in Med

    Improving weather conditions see more migrants attempt crossing. Nearly 1,500 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in two days ROME, ITALY:¬†Around 1,500 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean on Thursday and Friday […]

  • UN smuggler sanctions paused

    UN move to sanction smugglers on hold. Russia put UN sanctions on Libya human-trafficking leaders on hold Russia has delayed a western proposal for a UN Security Council committee to […]

  • Phoenix Express concludes

    Med drills done. Exercise¬†Phoenix Express 2018 concludes Exercise Phoenix Express 2018, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and facilitated by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet (CNE-CNA/C6F), concluded on 11 May […]

  • IMO trains Libya PFSOs

    Focus on ISPS Code and SOLAS. First IMO training event for Libyan port facility security officers IMO maritime security training is underway for Libyan port facility security officers, managers and […]

  • Stop selling Libya inflatables

    Sale of inflatables helps smugglers. European nations urged to stop Libya’s trafficking gangs Belinda Goldsmith VIENNA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – European countries need to do more to stop illegal trade […]

  • Migrants drown off Libya

    Migrants drown in latest incident. Scores feared drowned off Libyan coast Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN’s migration agency. Three […]

  • Migrants die off Yemen

    At least 30 people drown as boat capsizes amid reports of gunfire used against those on board ‘Gunfire used against passengers’ as migrant boat sinks off Yemen At least 30 […]