Daily Archives: November 11, 2013

Italian Navy: Operation Mare Norstrum Saving Lives

“Migration: Operation Mare Norstrum saving lives, says Navy,” from ANSAmed: Since the Operation Mare Nostrum began on October 18 after the latest tragedy off Lampedusa, 16 rescue operations have made it possible to help 3,374 people. Some 1,993 have been … Continue reading

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Italy and Malta say European Union Press Libya about Maritime Migration

“Italy and Malta say EU must press Libya to stop boat migration,” by Steve Scherer for Reuters: Italy on Monday called on the European Union to press Libya to stem the gangs smuggling migrants from Africa on overcrowded boats and … Continue reading

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Italian Navy Arrests Traffickers

“‘Mother ship’ traffickers arrested off Libya,” from AFP (reposted by Al-Jazeera) The Italian navy has arrested 16 human traffickers aboard a so-called “mother ship” in international waters off Libya. The ship was located some 500 kilometres southeast of Sicily, near … Continue reading

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