Monthly Archives: March 2014

128 Migrants Rescued by Italian Navy

“Italian Navy rescues 128 migrants off Sicily, ” from ANSAmed: A Navy helicopter EH-101, which is deployed as part of the air and naval Mare Nostrum operation on the San Giorgio Navy ship, on Wednesday morning saw 128 migrants in … Continue reading

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Libya: Main Country of Transit

“Libya: Brussels, first passage to Europe for Med Migrants,” from ANSAmed: Libya has become ”the main country of transit” for migrants leaving Africa and the Middle East for Europe for economic reasons, or as refugees and asylum seekers, according to … Continue reading

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Migrant Life in Melilla, Spain

“‘I’m prepared to die to get to Europe’: migrant life in Spain’s Melilla,” from France 24’s Observers: More and more African migrants are trying to cross into two Spanish enclaves on the coast of Morocco. For them, the enclaves of … Continue reading

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A Common European Asylum System Press Release

“Common European Asylum System,” press release by Cecilia Malmström for the European Commission: A Common European Asylum System I will focus on a fundamental right that is very close to my heart, one that is easy to proclaim in theory, … Continue reading

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90 African Refugees Rescued by Malta Patrol Vessel

“90 African refugees rescued off Malta,” from CCTV.com: Some 90 African refugees have been rescued at sea off Malta by an Armed Forces Malta patrol vessel, a government statement said. The refugees, including five women, were transferred from their small … Continue reading

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