Daily Archives: July 29, 2013

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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Malta: 112 Migrants Rescued

“Armed forces rescues 112 migrants,” from MaltaToday: Early yesterday morning an AFM aircraft on a routine patrol sighted a rubber dinghy some 34 nautical miles South of Malta with approximately 112 persons on board. The Operations Centre in Luqa diverted … Continue reading

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After 31 Drowning Deaths, Italy Slams Human Traffickers

“Italy slams ‘death merchants’ after 31 migrants drown,” from AFP (via France24): Italian Interior Minister Angelo Alfano called for human traffickers who shuttle migrants across the sea to Italy to be stopped on Sunday, after 31 boat people drowned during … Continue reading

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