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More Than 1,100 Migrants Rescued in One Day Off Italy

“More than 1,100 migrants rescued off Italy in one day,” from the BBC: Italy’s navy has rescued 1,123 people from inflatable boats in the space of 24 hours, as clandestine migration from North Africa reaches record levels. The latest migrants … Continue reading

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Greek parliamentary Inquiry Into Pushbacks

“Greece: Investigate Pushbacks, Summary Expulsions,” from Human Rights Watch: Members of Greece’s parliament should urgently establish an inquiry into all allegations of collective expulsions, pushbacks, and dangerous maneuvers by the Greek Coast Guard on Greece’s sea borders with Turkey, Human … Continue reading

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Morrocans in Lampedusa Sew Mouths Closed In Protest

“Protesting migrants sew mouths shut in Italy,” by James Mackenzie for Reuters: Thirteen Moroccan migrants held in a reception center in Rome for more than two months have sewed their mouths shut in protest at the length of their detention, … Continue reading

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Migrant Deaths in Greece After Boat Capsized While Being Towed

“Inquiry calls after migrant die under tow in Greece,” from the BBC: The UN has called for an inquiry after a boat carrying migrants capsized while being towed by a Greek coastguard vessel, leaving up to twelve dead. Two bodies … Continue reading

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Greece Builds Wall To Stop Illegal Migration

“Greece builds wall to stop illegal immigration,” by Grigory Milenin for the Voice of Russia: Greece has built a wall on its border with Turkey to ensure protection against illegal immigrants. Will it become a serious obstacle for them? Migrants … Continue reading

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