Tag: human traffickers

  • Migrants land in Malaysia

    Abandoned by people smugglers. Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants land in Malaysia Malaysian officials say 1,018 Bangladeshi and Rohingya refugees have landed illegally on Langkawi island. They were apparently stranded at […]

  • Migrant smugglers using social media

    Evil trade using Twitter and Facebook. Human traffickers use social media to advertise trips to Italy Smugglers use Twitter and Facebook to lure migrants seeking passage to Europe. Trips start […]

  • Australian policy won’t work in Med

    Turning migrants back won’t work. Italian navy chief sceptical of Australian solution to Med migrant crisis Rome: An Italian navy chief on Tuesday poured cold water on suggestions Europe should adopt Australia`s […]

  • 5,800 migrants rescued by Italy

    Huge number rescued at weekend. Mediterranean migrant crisis: Thousands of migrants rescued at sea More than 5,800 migrants have been rescued and 10 bodies recovered off the Libyan coast over […]

  • EU must focus on root causes of migration

    Analysis of recent EU moves. The EU must focus on the root causes of migration The EU is planning to act against human traffickers in the Mediterranean. But the plight […]

  • Migrants: Libya is Not Somalia

    The legal issues surrounding migration. Migrants: Libya is Not Somalia Op-ed by David Hammond EU leaders have suggested that military capabilities should be used to deny Libyan human traffickers the […]

  • Mediterranean migrants crisis

    Analysing the options. Mediterranean migrants crisis: Is military force the solution? By Jasmine Coleman European leaders are scrambling to find a way of stemming the flow of migrants across the […]

  • Transport Malta issues Libya warning to sailors

    Calls for increased vigilance.  No need for alarm, after Transport Malta issues Libya warning to sailors Transport Malta message urges vessels navigating beyond 50 nautical miles south of Malta to […]