Category: Italy


No EU sea rescues as migrant arrivals to Italy plummet

As the number of arrivals on the central Mediterranean route drops to its lowest ever since 2015, the EU is suspending ship...
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Rescue ship stranded at sea after picking up dozens of migrants

Italy and Malta have refused safe harbour for a German humanitarian rescue ship, after it picked up 64 migrants stranded off...
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Italy delivers vehicles to Tunisia to help fight irregular migration

The Italian government has donated 50 off-road vehicles to Tunisia to help fight irregular migration to and from the North...
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Italian authorities demolish camp housing 1,500 migrants

More than 1,500 people have been evicted from a large refugee camp in southern Italy. The eviction in San Ferdinando is the...
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Thousands in Italy march against racism

About 200,000 people turned out in the northern Italian city of Milan to protest against racism on 2 March 2019. Protestors were...
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Migrants stranded at sea for 19 days finally brought to port

After spending 19 days stranded at sea, 49 migrants picked up by two German rescue ships were finally allowed to disembark in...
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Italy introduces new law that leaves migrants homeless and unprotected

Many migrants in Italy are being driven on to the streets and left with no protection after the parliament approved a new...
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It is over for the Aquarius

It is now official. After being detained for several months at the port of Marseille, waiting for a flag, the Aquarius will not...
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Kenya calls on Italy to help tackle root causes of irregular migration

Kenya has proposed that the Italian government turn its attention to the root causes when trying to curb irregular migration....
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