Category: Italy


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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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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