Monthly Archives: July 2013

Boat Capsizes off the Coast of Turkey, 24 Drowned

“At least 24 migrants drown in Aegean Sea,” from Hurriyet Daily News: At least 24 illegal migrants have been found dead in the international waters of the Aegean Sea between Greece and Turkey after a speed boat carrying them capsized, … Continue reading

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To Stem Irregular Migration, Somaliland Stiffens Penalties for Smuggling and Trafficking

“Somaliland to stiffen smuggling and trafficking penalties” from the Guardian: The government of the self-declared republic of Somaliland will stiffen penalties for people smuggling and human trafficking to stem irregular migration, particularly by the region’s youths. The interior ministry’s administrative … Continue reading

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Golden Dawn: Breeding Racism Through Charity

“How Hate Groups Are Using Charity to Breed Racism Amid the Eurozone Crises,” by Feargus O’Sullivan for the Atlantic Cities: With so many Athenians going through tough times, the recent decision of the mayor of Athens to ban some free … Continue reading

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Malta’s Institutionalized Discrimination Against Migrants

“Regular migrants face institutional discrimination, study finds,” by Raphael Vassallo for MaltaToday: This emerges from an undergraduate study of the economic conrtibution of third country nationals (TCN) in Malta, authored by local student Charity Ofame: herself a TCN, having migrated … Continue reading

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102 Syrian Migrants Rescued Off the Coast of Italy

“102 Syrians rescued on fishing boat off Calabria,” from ANSamed: A 17-meter-long fishing vessel carrying 102 Syrian migrants including two women and children as young as four was intercepted off the Calabrian coast by tax police. A plane of European … Continue reading

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