Tag: people smugglers

  • Twenty-Three People Arrested On Suspicion Of People Smuggling Operations Across English Channel

    September 24: Twenty-three people suspected of trying to smuggle migrants across the English Channel have been arrested. Eleven of the arrests were in connection with Channel crossings in small boats, […]

  • UK patrols to increase

    Crossings from France vex UK government. Channel migrants: UK and France to step up patrols The UK and France are to step up joint patrols and increase surveillance to tackle […]

  • Migrants die off Tanzania

    Migrant boat capsizes. Ethiopian migrants drown in Indian Ocean Seven Ethiopian migrants have drowned after a boat carrying 13 people capsized off the coast of Tanzania, Reuters news agency reports […]

  • Migrants threaten rescuers

    Mutiny on the Vos Thalassa OSV. Mutinous migrants threaten to kill Italian crew after rescue Tom Kington, Rome | David Charter, Berlin African migrants threatened to kill the crew of an Italian […]

  • 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 […]

  • Maersk ship migrant rescue

    Italy’s hardline stance causes issues. Maersk Boxship Delayed due to EU Migration Debate The container ship Alexander Maersk has been delayed off Sicily with 113 maritime migrants aboard as Europe’s debate over […]

  • 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 […]

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