Tag: people smugglers

  • EUNAVFOR begins Libya training

    EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia started training the Libyan Navy Coast Guard and Libyan Navy this week. EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia starts training of Libyan Navy Coast Guard and Libyan Navy […]

  • 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 […]

  • Libya CG training

    May reduce migrant numbers. EU to start training of Libya Coastguard this month – Sources The EU is set to start training of Libyan Coastguard personnel on October 24, Libya’s […]

  • UN extends migrant mission

    Hardly a surprise… Security Council extends measures to curb migrant smuggling off Libyan coast 6 October 2016 – Deploring continued loss of life due to migrant smuggling and human trafficking […]

  • Thousands of migrants rescued

    Improving sea states have seen thousands of migrants rescued this week. Migrant crisis: 28 dead in day of rescues off Libya More than 20 migrants are said to have suffocated […]

  • 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. […]

  • Smugglers hire Ukrainian sailors

    Charging four times the price of normal smugglers. Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for ‘luxury’ migrant crossings. By Umberto Bacchi LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Human smuggling gangs are increasingly […]

  • Thousands rescued off Libya

    About 6,500 migrants have been rescued off Libya, the Italian coastguard says, in one of the biggest operations of its kind to date. Some 40 co-ordinated rescue missions took place […]

  • NATO joins Med migrant hunt

    Another military operation for the Med. Nato to join EU warships in Libya migrant operation By ANDREW RETTMAN Nato warships and, potentially, drones are to help the EU control migrant […]

  • EU Coast Guard approved

    New force to help assist in migrant crisis. EU coast guard and border force approved by parliament The European Parliament has approved a proposal to set up a new border […]