Tag: IOM

  • Unexpected cargo

    Migrants refuse to leave ship. Migrants rescued by cargo ship refuse to disembark at Libyan port MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) – Some 95 migrants picked up by a cargo ship off […]

  • Spain rescues migrants

    Spain could overtake Italy as migrant destination. Migrant crisis: Spain rescues 600 people in busiest day Spain’s coastguard says it has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in a 24-hour […]

  • More migrants killed

    Concern grows over migrant deaths. Yemen migrants killed in ‘second deliberate drowning’ At least 19 migrants have died after being deliberately drowned, theĀ UN’s migration agency says. Many of the drowned […]

  • Med migrant deaths pass 2,000

    Humanitarian organisations call on EU to stop ‘demonising’ NGOs for saving life at sea Migrant deaths in Mediterranean in 2017 pass 2,000 mark on World Refugee Day after new boat […]

  • UN warns on Hodeidah attack

    Pressure continues to be placed on Saudi coalition. Attack on Yemeni port would displace at least 400,000 – U.N. An attack on Yemen’s Hodeidah port would displace more than 400,000 […]

  • 200 migrants feared drowned

    This week has seen a huge increase in migrant crossings. More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean More than 200 migrants are feared dead in a boat sinking off […]

  • Indo Navy turns migrants away

    Migration agency condemns move. Indonesia turns away boat of Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants Indonesia has turned away a boat carrying hundreds of migrants believed to be from Myanmar and Bangladesh. […]

  • Migrants killed in religious clash on boat

    Tragic development at sea. Migrants killed in ‘religious clash’ on Mediterranean boat Italian police say they have arrested 15 Muslim migrants after they allegedly threw 12 Christians overboard following a […]

  • Ghost ship trend to continue, warns IOM

    Abandoned MVs full of migrants expected to be repeated. Ghost ship” trend set to continue, warns IOM The trend for so-called “ghost ships” taking migrants across the Mediterranean for up […]