Category: Italy


Migrant conditions in Italy’s Gioia Tauro plain worsening

The living conditions for migrants in the Gioia Tauro plain in southern Italy have worsened, according to Italian charity Doctors...
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Italy proposes to fine boats that bring rescued migrants to its ports

Human rights experts and aid agencies have condemned a draft decree proposed by Italy’s interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to...
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Libyan coastguard stops migrant rescues

The Libyan coastguard has not been operating in its maritime rescue zone over the past month, according to reports from German...
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Smuggling group sentenced to decades in jail by Italian courts

The Italian Supreme Court of Cassation has sentenced three smugglers to 20 years each in jail in connection with a boat tragedy...
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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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