Tag: people smugglers

  • Libya coastguard rescues migrants

    Coast Guard rescues migrants from unsafe boats. Libya coastguard rescues 346 migrants TRIPOLI (AFP) – The Libyan coastguard said it rescued 346 migrants on Tuesday, almost 100 of them women and […]

  • EU to arrest people traffickers

    EUNAVFOR Med gets the green light. EU to arrest people traffickers on high seas An EU operation against migrant traffickers in the Mediterranean which will allow for arrests in international […]

  • Europeans Seek to Use Force Against Smugglers

    UN Resolution sought by European nations. Europeans Seek to Use Force Against Smugglers at Sea By SOMINI SENGUPTA UNITED NATIONS — European countries are pushing for a United Nations Security […]

  • Hundreds Of Migrants Rescued

    Coastguards pluck another 534 people from the sea, including a toddler found unconscious in an overcrowded dinghy. Hundreds Of Migrants Rescued From Aegean Sea Coastguards have rescued hundreds more migrants […]

  • UNHCR, partners to help save lives at sea

    Information sharing and coordination to improve rescues. UNHCR and partners to help Libyans save lives at sea and improve corpse collection This is a summary of what was said by […]

  • Libya: No EU warships unless we control them

    Government wants to control operation. EU Military in Our Waters Only if We’re in Control – Libya PM by Mark Micallef Libyans would only accept an EU military operation to target […]

  • EU Med force awaits green light

    May be restricted to surveillance. Politics Delays EU Anti-Human Trafficking Ops By Tom Kington ROME — Europe has announced an impressive array of ships, submarines and drones it plans to […]

  • Australia and Indonesia at odds at sea

    Australia’s and Indonesia’s conflicting interests on law of the sea issues. Australia and Indonesia at odds at sea Author: Sam Bateman, RSIS Australia and Indonesia both have a keen interest […]

  • EU to launch migrant drone ops

    GCHQ also involved in operations. EU to launch surveillance missions against Mediterranean people traffickers ‘within days’ First phase of intelligence gathering to be followed by active intervention to board and […]

  • Europe’s migrant crisis

    Still no agreement on proposal. Europe’s migrant crisis: Is the answer for UN to authorize use of force? Under such an authorization, EU countries could destroy the boats that smugglers […]