Tag: people smugglers

  • Unsafe Mixed Migration by Sea

    Refugees, merchant shipping, the military and the Mediterranean. Unsafe Mixed Migration by Sea: The Case of the Mediterranean Region By Evmorfia-Chrysovalantou Seiti The Journey for a Better Life “Migration has […]


    Migrants under the spotlight. Shared Awareness and De-Confliction in the Mediterranean – SHADE-MED Meeting 12/13 May SHARED Awareness and De-confliction in the Mediterranean (SHADE MED) is a forum where representatives from […]

  • Deadly Week off Libya

    Refugees continue to perish at sea. Deadly Week off Libya: 160 Feared Drowned by Mark Micallef More than 160 migrants are feared to have perished off Libya this week in […]

  • Migrants look to Italy

    Trafficking gangs are arranging a new way to ship migrants from Turkey to the EU by sailing to Italy, a leading German newspaper reports. Report: Smugglers prepare new human trafficking […]

  • NATO and the people smugglers

    Does NATO have a hidden motive? Who are NATO’s ships in the Aegean really keeping an eye on? Ioannis Chapsos, Coventry University NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg has announced the […]

  • NATO migrant patrols?

    US Defence Secretary says NATO is ready. Nato offers Aegean people-smuggling patrols Nato is ready to patrol the Aegean Sea to deter people-smugglers taking migrants from Turkey to Greece, US […]

  • 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya

    Multiple navies and Coast Guard vessels rescued migrants. More than 1,000 migrants rescued from boats off Libya: Italy coast guard Rescuers plucked more than a thousand migrants from overcrowded boats […]

  • EUNAVFOR Med ‘needs Libya access’

    No arrests or seizures so far. EU anti-migrant smuggler operation ‘needs Libya access’ By AFP Europe’s military operation to seize and destroy boats used by migrant smugglers in the Mediterranean […]

  • EU to begin seizing smugglers’ boats

    EUNAVFOR Med gets underway. Migrant crisis: EU to begin seizing smugglers’ boats The EU is beginning a new operation in the southern Mediterranean to intercept boats smuggling migrants. Under Operation […]

  • 1,800 migrants rescued from six boats

    Close to 3,000 refugees have perished so far this year. Over 1,800 migrants rescued from six boats adrift off Libya Over 1,800 migrants were rescued Monday from six vessels found […]