Saturday, July 6, 2019

Captain Carola Rackete To Sue Italian Minister Over Migrant Comments

by Crispian Balmer (Reuters) Captain Carola Rackete, 31, was freed from house arrest on Tuesday after a judge dismissed accusations she had endangered the lives of Italian servicemen by ignoring...

July 6, 2019
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Friday, June 15, 2018

Spain To Offer Maritime Migrants Free Healthcare

By Rodrigo de Miguel (Reuters) – Spain’s new socialist government promised on Friday it would restore free healthcare for undocumented migrants, a right removed by the former administration as part...

June 15, 2018
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Friday, April 21, 2017
Libya Migrants Swimming From Overcrowded Boat

Refugees Stranded For 30 Hours At Sea After Being Passed By Cargo Ships

by Patrick Wintour (TheGuardian) A hundred refugees and migrants crammed into a small dinghy that started taking in water in the Mediterranean endured an agonising 30-hour wait before they were rescued, a...

April 21, 2017
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Saturday, April 15, 2017
Migrant RIB Boat Rescue
Lifesaving Incidents

Largest Rescue In 19 Years With 2,074 Migrants Plucked From The Mediterranean

More than 2,000 migrants trying to reach Europe were plucked from the Mediterranean on Friday in a series of dramatic rescues and one person was found dead, officials and witnesses...

April 15, 2017
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Sunday, October 30, 2016
Boat Refugees Australia
Maritime News

Asylum Seekers Arriving By Boat Face Lifetime Ban In Australia

by Gareth Hutchens (TheGuardian) The Turnbull government plans to ban asylum seekers who arrive by boat from ever being allowed into Australia. The ban will apply to any adult who has been...

October 30, 2016
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Friday, July 1, 2016

A Record Number of Migrants Have Died Trying to Cross Mediterranean in 2016: IOM

By Lin Taylor LONDON, July 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Nearly 2,900 migrants have died trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean Sea, making the first six months of...

July 1, 2016
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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

European Shipowners Welcome European Parliament Report on Migrants

European shipowners have welcomed the own-initiative report by the European Parliament to be adopted this week on migration, outlining in detail how the EU should respond to the current migration challenge....

April 12, 2016
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