Tag Archives: International Organization for Migration

Operation Mare Nostrum: One Year On

As one year will soon elapse, Italy is signaling to the EU that they wish to cease their mission, Operation Mare Nostrum, or “Our Sea,” and allow Frontex, a frontier border surveillance agency, to carry out the difficult burden of … Continue reading

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Migrant Boat Rammed by Traffickers

“‘Laughing’ traffickers ram boat full migrants and kill 500, survivors,” by Laura-Smith Spark for CNN: Witnesses say as many as 500 migrants died in the Mediterranean Sea when human traffickers intentionally sunk their boat, the International Organization for Migration said … Continue reading

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BBC News Reporter On Patrol With Italy

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Eritrean Survivors of Lampedusa Disaster Released

“Lampedusa sea disaster survivors released after UN condemns ‘dentention’” by Lizzy Davis for the Guardian: Eritrean asylum seekers who survived disaster at sea only to be held in a reception centre on Lampedusa for more than 100 days have finally … Continue reading

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Greece’s EU Presidency Aims for Burden Sharing

“EU presidency aims for immigration burden sharing,” from ANSAmed: The Greek six-month EU rotating presidency will work to draw up a clause for immigration burden sharing and to get past the lingering resistance to the idea of many countries, said … Continue reading

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