Daily Archives: October 16, 2013

Mediterranean Migration Routes

“Mapping Mediterranean migration,” from the BBC:

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Mare Nostrum Launched by Italy

“Italy launches Mare Nostrum, 400 more saved,” from ANSAmed: Italy has launched Operation Mare Nostrum to tackle the immigration emergency. It will be a ”humanitarian operation” to ”save human lives”, Defense Minister Mario Mauro said, as well as a ”security” … Continue reading

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Community Spirit Grows for Migrants in Greece’s Lesvos

“Greek isle of Lesbos shows community spirit to migrants,” from the AFP (reposted by France 24): Beautiful beaches, olive groves and green mountains long summed up Greece’s third-largest island Lesbos, but this corner of the Aegean Sea also faces an … Continue reading

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400 Migrants Rescued

“More than 400 migrants saved in Channel of Sicily,” from ANSAmed: More than 400 migrants trying to reach Europe from North Africa were saved in the Channel of Sicily during the night between Monday and Tuesday in four separate rescue … Continue reading

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Sicily Declares Emergency

“Sicily declares emergency over migration influx,” from AFP (reposted by Al Jazeera English) Sicily has declared a state of emergency due to rising numbers of migrants coming by boats from the Mediterranean sea. Drones, warships and helicopters were deployed on … Continue reading

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