Daily Archives: August 6, 2013

Italian Holding Center is Overwhelmed

“Weekend migrant wave overwhelms Italian holding center,” from United Press International: A wave of migrants saved from troubled boats in the Mediterranean on the weekend swamped a holding center on the island of Lampedusa, Italian officials said. Overnight, 413 migrants … Continue reading

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EU Pressures Malta to Accept Stranded Migrants

“EU presses Malta to accept African migrants at sea,” from the BBC: The European Commission has urged Malta to allow 102 African migrants rescued from the sea by a tanker to enter its territory. It said the EU state had … Continue reading

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