Tag: people smuggling

  • Twenty-Three People Arrested On Suspicion Of People Smuggling Operations Across English Channel

    September 24: Twenty-three people suspected of trying to smuggle migrants across the English Channel have been arrested. Eleven of the arrests were in connection with Channel crossings in small boats, […]

  • Med maritime security

    Cyprus, Egypt, Greece agree to bolster maritime security MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS The defense ministers of Cyprus, Egypt and Greece agreed Thursday to step up cooperation in combating drug, weapons and people […]

  • 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, the UN’s migration agency says. Many of the drowned […]

  • Migrant rescue spat

    Incident occurred about 30 km north of the Libyan coast. Libya Coastguard NGO vessel in altercation Libya’s coastguard intercepted nearly 500 migrants on a wooden boat and returned them to […]

  • Libya: EU encourages migrants

    While the EU accuses charities of doing the same… Libya says European Union naval operation encourages migrants WARSAW: Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamad Taher Siala on Friday urged the EU to rethink […]

  • EUNAVFOR, the Med and migrants

    Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk, looks at European Union naval operations tackling people smuggling in the central Mediterranean – one year on – in the wake of […]

  • People smuggler wrong man

    Suspect extradited for people smuggling ‘is wrong man’ Friends of a man extradited to Italy on Tuesday on people smuggling charges say police have the wrong man. Prosecutors believe Mered […]

  • 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 […]

  • EU migrant mission failure

    Frankly, we are not surprised… EU mission ‘failing’ to disrupt people-smuggling from Libya The EU naval mission to tackle people smuggling in the central Mediterranean is failing to achieve its […]

  • 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 […]