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Saturday, April 20, 2024
Migrants in Lampedusa. REUTERS/Yara Nardi//File Photo
News

Italian Judge Throws Out Case Against Migrant NGOs After Seven Years

ROME (Reuters) – An Italian judge on Friday cleared three migrant sea rescue charities that had been accused of abetting irregular immigration

April 20, 2024
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Saturday, September 23, 2023
Dozens drown in deadliest migrant shipwreck off Greece this year. Hellenic Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Maritime News

Impeding Migrant Rescues At Sea Is ‘Gesture Of Hate’

By Philip Pullella MARSEILLE, France, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Friday that migrants who risk drowning at sea “must be

September 23, 2023
Total Views: 2510

Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Migrants on board of NGO Proactiva Open Arms Uno rescue boat looks at boat Guardia Costiera heading to Lampedusa island
Accidents

Forty-One Feared Dead in Migrant Shipwreck in Central Mediterranean

ROME, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Forty one migrants are thought to have died in a shipwreck last week in the central Mediterranean, Italian

August 9, 2023
Total Views: 2506

Sunday, March 26, 2023
Banksy’s Migrant Rescue Ship Seized By Italy’s Coast Guard 
Maritime News

Banksy’s Migrant Rescue Ship Seized By Italy’s Coast Guard 

MILAN, March 26 (Reuters) – A rescue ship funded by British street artist Banksy was seized in Lampedusa on Sunday after

March 26, 2023
Total Views: 4039

Saturday, March 4, 2023
Italy To Hold Cabinet Meeting In Migrant Shipwreck Area
Shipping

Italy To Hold Cabinet Meeting In Migrant Shipwreck Area

MILAN, March 4 (Reuters) – Italy’s government will hold a cabinet meeting near the southern seaside town where dozens of bodies washed ashore

March 4, 2023
Total Views: 1004

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Catholic Church Asks Italy To Scrap New Migrant Law
Maritime News

Catholic Church Asks Italy To Scrap New Migrant Law

by Federico Maccioni (Reuters) Italy’s new anti-immigration decree that aims to curtail NGO rescue ships should be scrapped as it

January 17, 2023
Total Views: 1776

Saturday, November 5, 2022
Italy Demands That Countries Whose Flag Is Flown By Rescue Boats Bear The Responsibility Of Migrants Aboard
News

Italy Demands That Countries Whose Flag Is Flown By Rescue Boats Bear The Responsibility Of Migrants Aboard

By Angelo Amante and Alvise Armellini ROME (Reuters) – A row escalated on Friday over who should take care of migrants rescued by charity

November 5, 2022
Total Views: 3562

Sunday, October 9, 2022
Pope Francis With Alter Servers
News

Pope Calls Migrant Blockades Criminal

Pope Francis defends maritime migrants after Italy's newly elected Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni called for a "migrant blockade" to crack down on

October 9, 2022
Total Views: 761

Saturday, January 22, 2022
superyacht
Incidents

Stolen Yachts Used To Smuggle Migrants From Turkey To Italy

ATHENS, Jan 21 (Reuters) – European police have dismantled a criminal network that made hundreds of millions of euros smuggling migrants from Turkey to

January 22, 2022
Total Views: 4355

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
23 Migrants Rescued In Mediterranean Sea
Lifesaving Incidents

23 Migrants Rescued In Mediterranean Sea

(Reuters)–Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms located a wooden boat on Tuesday (August 31) in the Mediterranean Sea carrying 23 migrants, including 4

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 1030

Saturday, July 31, 2021
German NGO Ship Rescues 100 Migrants In The Mediterranean Sea
Incidents

German NGO Ship Rescues 100 Migrants In The Mediterranean Sea

By Darrin Zammit Lupi (Reuters) German NGO Sea-Watch said on Friday it had rescued nearly 100 migrants in the Mediterranean overnight, many of whom were

July 31, 2021
Total Views: 1730

Saturday, March 20, 2021
Italian Prosecutor Seeks Trial For Minister Who Denied Migrant Rescue Vessels Port Entry
Incidents

Italian Prosecutor Seeks Trial For Minister Who Denied Migrant Rescue Vessels Port Entry

by Angelo Amante (Reuters) – An Italian prosecutor formally called on Saturday for right-wing League leader Matteo Salvini to be tried for kidnapping

March 20, 2021
Total Views: 1875

Friday, September 11, 2020
Migrants Disembarked from Maersk Etienne in Mediterranean
Maritime News

Migrants Disembarked from Maersk Etienne in Mediterranean

Maersk Tankers has announced the safe disembarkation of 27 migrants from the Maersk Etienne tanker in the Mediterranean. The disembarkation comes 38 days after

September 11, 2020
Total Views: 91

Monday, September 7, 2020
Shipping Interests Call for Immediate Disembarkation of Migrants from Stranded Maersk Tanker
Maritime News

Shipping Interests Call for Immediate Disembarkation of Migrants from Stranded Maersk Tanker

The International Chamber of Shipping is calling on the International Maritime Organization to urgently intervene in the case of Maersk Etienne, which is

September 7, 2020
Total Views: 50

Sunday, September 6, 2020
Maersk Tanker Captain Calls for Help for Migrants Stuck at Sea
Maritime News

Maersk Tanker Captain Calls for Help for Migrants Stuck at Sea

COPENHAGEN, Sept 4 (Reuters) – The captain of a tanker that rescued 27 migrants at sea, including a pregnant woman, is calling for immediate help as

September 6, 2020
Total Views: 107

Monday, August 31, 2020
Artist Banksy’s New Migrant Rescue Boat Quickly Becomes Overloaded in Mediterranean
Maritime News

Artist Banksy’s New Migrant Rescue Boat Quickly Becomes Overloaded in Mediterranean

By Gavin Jones ROME, Aug 29 (Reuters) – The Italian coastguard sent help on Saturday to a rescue boat funded by British street artist Banksy after the

August 31, 2020
Total Views: 147

Sunday, August 23, 2020
Migrants UK Border Force
Ports

Fate Of English Channel Migrants Entwined In Brexit Talks

by Gabriela Baczynska (Reuters) – The European Union has so far rebuffed British calls for talks on a deal to allow London to send unwanted migrants back

August 23, 2020
Total Views: 57

Saturday, September 14, 2019
M/V Ocean Viking via sos mediterranee
News

Rome Lets Migrant Rescue Ship Into Italian Port

by Crispian Balmer (Reuters) – Italy’s new government allowed a French charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants on Saturday in an apparent reversal of

September 14, 2019
Total Views: 6

Thursday, August 22, 2019
luventa migrant rescue ship
Maritime News

Captain of Migrant Rescue Vessel Refuses Paris’ Highest Civilian Award

By Forrest Crellin PARIS, Aug 21 (Reuters) – The German captain of rescue ships that saved hundreds of migrants’ lives in the Mediterranean has

August 22, 2019
Total Views: 29

Friday, August 2, 2019
NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue boat
News

Spanish NGO Seeks Safe Port For 124 People Rescued in Mediterranean

by Sam Edwards (Reuters) A Spanish charity rescue boat sought safe port on Friday after Italy rejected its request to disembark 124 people saved from two

August 2, 2019
Total Views: 54
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