Monthly Archives: April 2012

French Muslims Feel Left Out Of Presidential Race

Due to the recent massacre in Toulouse, the presidential hopefuls for France have undoubtedly wasted no time exploiting this tragedy for their own political gains. This event  has also reopened the debate on immigration and Islam in France, which can … Continue reading

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Lega Nord’s Leader, Umberto Bossi, Resigns

“Italian Populist Party Leader Who Once Backed Berlusconi Quits, Ending An Era,” by Rachel Donadio, for the New York Times: Umberto Bossi, the colorful leader of a populist party best known for its anti-immigrant rhetoric, resigned on Thursday amid a … Continue reading

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Response by NATO on Council of Europe Report

NATO statement: All forces under NATO command are fully aware of their obligations under maritime law. On 27 March 2011, we received a general notice from the Italian authorities of a small boat probably in difficulty, which requested to advise of any … Continue reading

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Ten Migrant Deaths En Route to Lampedusa

“Italy: Ten migrants die trying to reach Italian shores,” from Adnkronos International: Ten African migrants died while trying to reach Italy aboard a boat that that was sinking during the trip from Libya. Six Somali and four Eritreans died at … Continue reading

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NATO included in blame for 63 Migrant Deaths Last Year

Last year, as NATO bombarded Libya in order to oust the now deceased leader, Muammar al-Gaddafi, many migrants were fleeing the violence in boats across the Mediterranean to Europe, some of which never made it. Recently, a new report released … Continue reading

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