Stowaway Tragedy in Tilbury

By Ian Millen The discovery of 35 Afghani Sikhs in a shipping container in the port of Tilbury, UK, has sent shockwaves through the British media, as the realization of how fortunate the 34 survivors of the ordeal were to be alive dawns upon the general public and the newly-designated asylum seekers pass into the care of medical professionals and Border Force officials, with … [Read more...]

Man Arrested In Connection to Tilbury Stowaways

LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - A man was arrested in Northern Ireland on Tuesday on suspicion of murder after the death of an Afghan Sikh who was among 35 suspected stowaways found in a shipping container at a dock in England three days ago, police said. Police said the 34-year-old man was arrested just after midday on a motorway at Banbridge, about 28 miles (45 km) south-west … [Read more...]