Tag: NGOs

  • Med, migrants and merchant ships

    Shipping’s concerns over Italy’s migrant stance. Migrant crisis may pose threats to Med shipping By Julia Louppova The migrant crisis continues in Europe and the shipping industry is getting increasingly worried […]

  • 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 […]

  • C Star crew abandoned

    Crew abandoned and unpaid. Rightwing anti-immigration group dumps ship’s crew The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is assisting the crew of the vessel C Star, who have been abandoned unpaid […]

  • Libya heats up Med

    Concerns grow over Libya’s aggressive CG and Navy. Libya threatens to seize boats from NGOs rescuing migrants Libya’s navy warned it will seize activists’ boats on migrant rescue missions that […]

  • NGO Med vessel boarded

    Incident raises new concerns for NGOs. Rescue ship says Libyan coast guard shot at and boarded it, seeking migrants Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) – A Libyan coast guard vessel fired […]

  • Italy begins Libyan training

    Concerns remain over diligence of Libyan CG. Italy begins training Libyan navy and coastguard Italy yesterday received 87 Libyan navy and coastguard personnel as part of a European training programme […]

  • Spain rescues migrants

    Spain could overtake Italy as migrant destination. Migrant crisis: Spain rescues 600 people in busiest day Spain’s coastguard says it has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in a 24-hour […]

  • NGOs in Med withdrawal

    If lives weren’t at stake, this would be ironic. Italy may ask for EU help after three NGOs suspend migrant rescues By Stefania Fumo ROME, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) — Italy […]

  • Effort to block Med NGOs

    Fears of confrontation at sea. Far-Right group sends ship to Mediterranean to confront ‘criminal’ rescue vessels and block migrants By Nick Squires An extreme Right-wing organisation is sending a boat […]

  • NGO Med tensions

    New rules drawn up by Italy likely to bring NGOs under coast guard control, which they fear will hamper rescue attempts. Italian plan to curb Mediterranean rescue boat charities ‘threatens […]

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