Tag: human traffickers

  • 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 […]

  • UK coastal security concerns

    UK border concerns mount. Sea forces farce: Police searching for people smugglers in the Channel sold a £350,000 specialist boat for just £80,000 two years ago By JAMES DUNN FOR […]

  • 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 […]

  • People smugglers face jail

    Indonesian prosecutors say crew whose boat was intercepted by Australian authorities should be convicted of people smuggling. Boat crew taking migrants to New Zealand could face eight years in jail […]

  • AoS calls for trafficking action

    Trafficked fishermen issue highlighted. AoS calls for action to tackle trafficking of fishers Apostleship of the Sea’s (AoS) global network has called for concerted effort targeting sea and fishing ports […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]