Tag: NGO

  • Migrants blocked

    Migrant rescue vessel caught in political spat. Italy’s Matteo Salvini shuts ports to migrant rescue ship A rescue ship carrying 629 migrants is stranded in the Mediterranean after Italy’s new […]

  • Save the Children cuts migrant rescues

    More bad news for migrants. Save the Children suspends migrant rescues in Mediterranean ROME (Reuters) – International humanitarian group Save the Children said on Monday it had suspended migrant rescues […]

  • MSF pull a vessel from Med

    Reduction in migrants prompts move. Mediterranean: MSF ends mission of search and rescue boat Prudence As a consequence of a drop in the number of boats reaching international waters in […]

  • Haftar threat to Italy

    Italian patrol boat entered Libyan waters on Wednesday. Libya’s eastern commander vows to destroy Italian warships if sailed to Libyan water Written by:¬†AbdulkaderAssad The Libyan eastern commander of Dignity Operation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 200 migrants feared drowned

    This week has seen a huge increase in migrant crossings. More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean More than 200 migrants are feared dead in a boat sinking off […]

  • Libya CG corrupt?

    NGOs raise concerns. Libyan Coast Guard Faces Allegations of Corruption Italian coast guard officials report that maritime migration is increasing on the Libya-to-Europe route, driven by deteriorating living conditions on […]

  • 1,400 migrants rescued at sea

    Fewer crossing attempts, but more deaths in Med than 2015. 1,400 migrants rescued at sea By Laura Smith-Spark (CNN)About 1,400 migrants were rescued Saturday in the Mediterranean, including more than […]

  • EU/Libya training to go ahead

    Libyan Navy spokesman denies attack. EU to continue Libyan coast guard training after attack on migrants By Benjamin Wafula The European Union will go ahead with training for the Libyan […]

  • Egypt migrant capsize

    Egypt migrant boat capsize: Hundreds feared dead Survivors from a boat which capsized off the Egyptian coast on Wednesday have told the BBC that hundreds of people may have drowned. […]

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