Tag: human traffickers

  • 7 jailed for migrant drownings

    Men get long jail terms. Seven jailed for migrant drownings An Italian court has sentenced seven African migrants to a total of more than 120 years in prison for the […]

  • EUNAVFOR’s Libyan graduates

    Training programme continues. EUNAVFOR Med graduated the first 89 cadets of Libya’s Coast Guard and Navy by Matteo Meloni The first training course of 89 Libyan cadets of the Coast Guard […]

  • Migrant rescuers shot at

    Shots fired at rescuers. Human Smugglers Open Fire on Libyan Coast Guard The Libyan Coast Guard says that human smugglers opened fire on one of its vessels during a mission […]

  • Libya intercepts migrants

    EU training seems to be paying off. Libyan coastguard intercepts 700 Europe-bound migrants Tripoli  – The Libyan coastguard said on Monday it had intercepted around 700 Europe-bound migrants in territorial […]

  • Trial for Egyptians in death case

    Two officials at the Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety head to trial. Egypt refers two officials to court over migrant boat capsizing Egypt has referred two maritime inspection officials to […]

  • Migrant deaths top 4600

    Over 4600 deaths so far this year. Migrant boat traffic from Libya to Europe is surging — and turning deadlier By Michael Birnbaum RUSSELS — Migrants heading to Italy from […]

  • 1,400 migrants rescued at sea

    Fewer crossing attempts, but more deaths in Med than 2015. 1,400 migrants rescued at sea By Laura Smith-Spark (CNN)About 1,400 migrants were rescued Saturday in the Mediterranean, including more than […]

  • 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 […]

  • Heavy terms for traffickers

    Five suspected crew members still face trial. Italy judge jails 3 for 20 years each over deadly 2015 migrant voyage An Italian judge sentenced three men to 20 years each […]

  • 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 […]