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Right-Wing Parties in Italy Calls for Suspension of Migrant Rescue Missions

“Italy’s right calls for end to navy’s rescue of African migrants,” by Guy Dinmore and Giulia Segreti for the Financial Times: Rightwing parties in Italy have called for the suspension of the EU-backed mission to rescue migrants who make the … Continue reading

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Independent Journalists at “Migrant Files” Challenge European Union’s Numbers of Migrant Casualties

“‘Migrant Files’: The EU’s Refugee Victims,” by Jeanette Seiffert for Deutsche-Welle: In October 2013, 360 migrants drowned off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa. In February of this year, 15 people died attempting to swim to the Spanish … Continue reading

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Italian Navy Rescues 730 Migrants

“Italian navy rescues 730 migrants in overcrowded boats off Sicily,” by Lindsay Isaac and Laura Smith-Spark for CNN: The Italian navy rescued 730 migrants from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily, it said Wednesday. The migrants, who … Continue reading

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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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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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