Irregular migrants continue to risk their lives as EU countries harden the block’s borders

Recent figures show that travelling from Africa to Europe as an irregular migrant continues to be extremely dangerous. Indeed,...
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Rwanda to host hundreds of migrants trapped in Libya

Hundreds of refugees and migrants stuck in detention centres in Libya may be evacuated to Rwanda due to ongoing attacks and...
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Cruise ship rescues over 100 migrants stranded at sea near Greece

Maltese cruise ship Marella Discovery has rescued 111 migrants, including 33 children, near Greece’s Peloponnese...
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Migrant rescue operations resumed by MSF and SOS Mediterranee ship in Mediterranean

International aid agencies SOS Mediterranee and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have resumed rescue operations for migrants off...
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Up to 150 irregular migrants feared dead in “the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year”

Up to 150 irregular migrants are missing or feared dead in the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year. “In the afternoon,...
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UN agencies call on EU to restart migrant rescue operations

European countries must restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea and help assist migrants...
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Italy shuts down key migrant centre

A migrant reception centre in Mineo on the Italian island of Sicily, which was once the largest migrant centre in Europe, has...
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Libya: Detained migrants killed in airstrike

At least 60 migrants were killed and more than 130 were injured in an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya on 3 July....
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Italy to fine migrant rescue boats who enter Italian waters

Rescuing migrants stranded in the central Mediterranean will become increasingly difficult due to a proposed decree by Italy to...
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