Tag: NGOs

  • Med migrant deaths pass 2,000

    Humanitarian organisations call on EU to stop ‘demonising’ NGOs for saving life at sea Migrant deaths in Mediterranean in 2017 pass 2,000 mark on World Refugee Day after new boat […]

  • Marsec in Libya

    The risks associated with Libya’s TTW. Contested Seas: Maritime Security in Libya By James Pothecary Introduction On 20 February, the Bahamas-flagged car carrier Morning Compass was seized by militants purporting to represent […]

  • 730 migrants rescued

    730 migrants were picked up in seven separate rescue operations aboard three dinghies and four wooden craft, Italy’s coastguard said today. Ships Rescue Some 730 Migrants In Mediterranean MADRID/ MILAN:  Humanitarian […]

  • Irish Navy for EUNAVFORMed?

    Naval service ships operating in the Mediterranean Sea could soon be adopting a more robust role in the fight against Islamic terrorists and people-smugglers. Irish navy may join EU counter-terrorism […]

  • Libya CG accused

    Reports that migrants were forced out of boat at gunpoint. Libyan coast guard accused of endangering refugee lives LIBYA – Libya’s Cost Guard stands accused by search and rescue organisations […]

  • Libya CG wants boats armed

    Few reports of armed smugglers from NGOs… Libya asks Italy to arm migrant patrol boats Libya on Thursday asked Italy to arm the patrol boats it uses in the fight […]

  • New boats for Libyan CG

    Increases Coast Guard capability. Italy hands over four patrol boats to Libyan Navy The Italian Interior Minister, Marco Minniti, handed over Monday four patrol boats repaired in Italy as part […]

  • Libya asks for guns, boats

    Libyan government sends list of requested equipment including boats, helicopters and weapons. EU considering giving ships armed with machine guns to Libyan coastguard accused of killing migrants Lizzie Dearden Libya […]

  • New boats for Libya

    Vessels arrive as more migrants cross Med. Italy provides Libya with two rescue boats The Italian Coast Guard has donated two rescue boats to the Libyan Coast Guard and Navy […]

  • NGOs need Med support

    Nearly 9,000 refugees were rescued after they tried crossing the Mediterranean in unseaworthy boats over the weekend. NGOs played a big role in saving their lives, but want more support […]

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