A day for ‘sadness and rage’ as pregnant woman dies and 22 others go missing at Europe’s deadly Mediterranean border

MSF’s Geo Barents rescue ship pulls 71 people from shipwreck RESCUERS reacted with “sadness and rage” today following news of the death of a pregnant woman and 22 others in the central Mediterranean yesterday. The Geo Barents rescue ship came upon a sinking rubber boat in the evening after her crew was alerted to aContinue reading “A day for ‘sadness and rage’ as pregnant woman dies and 22 others go missing at Europe’s deadly Mediterranean border”

Over 500 refugees rescued in the absence of the authorities still wait for Europe to allow them to come ashore

The Aita Mari and Sea-Watch 3 rescuers call Malta, Italy and the European Commission to comply with their own laws OVER 500 refugees saved from drowning in the central Mediterranean by activist rescuers in the absence of the European authorities are still waiting for Europe to do its duty and allow them to come ashore.Continue reading “Over 500 refugees rescued in the absence of the authorities still wait for Europe to allow them to come ashore”

Rescuers call for urgent meeting with Italian PM following coastguard’s failure to prevent 130 refugees from drowning

Meanwhile, the Ocean Viking rescues over 230 people including 114 unaccompanied children off the coast of Libya today REFUGEE rescuers have called on Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi for an urgent meeting following the deaths of over 100 people in the central Mediterranean last week. Around 130 people drowned off the coast of Libya lastContinue reading “Rescuers call for urgent meeting with Italian PM following coastguard’s failure to prevent 130 refugees from drowning”

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started