The Mediterranean Sea

A judicial decision upholds human rights… Major Italian court criminalizes the returning of migrants at the sea to Libya

March 11, 2024

Italy’s highest court of appeal ruled that it was illegal to return migrants from the sea to Libya. The ruling was welcomed by charitable organizations and human rights groups, which criticized the government for cooperating with the Libyan authorities on migration. The court upheld the conviction of the captain of the Italian tugboat (ASO 28), […]

The Mediterranean swallowed 289 children during 2023, and UNICEF calls for solutions

March 5, 2024

UN reports showed that the scope of exploitation and death among the displaced and those forcibly leaving their countries is expanding more and more, especially among women and children, who are the weakest link, noting that the Mediterranean Sea swallowed 289 children during the past year. In its official reports, UNICEF indicated that the number […]

Following an attempt to reach Italy: 40 Tunisians lost in the Mediterranean

February 1, 2024

The Tunisian Coast Guard announced that about forty Tunisian irregular migrants, who were trying to reach Italy by sea, had been missing for 5 days, while the International Organization for Migration indicated that the number of people who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe increased during the year 2023 by 60 […]

In a precedent
The UK cancels the visa of Egyptian journalist Moataz Matar because of his support for Gaza

November 29, 2023

The British Home Office revoked the visa of Egyptian opposition TV anchor Moataz Matar, for allegedly supporting the Hamas movement in Gaza, after he took part in a pro-Palestine demonstration. This coincides with France’s deportation of French activist Maryam Abu Daqqa, on charges of supporting the Palestinian resistance. The British Home Office took the decision […]

Among them 10 minors
The Spanish Coast Guard rescues 280 migrants from drowning off the Canary Islands

October 30, 2023

The Spanish Coast Guard announced the rescue of 280 migrants from drowning, who were on board a boat that had been spotted earlier off the Canary Islands. Emergency services said on Tuesday, October 3, that the rescued migrants included ten minors, who made this journey on a single boat through one of the most dangerous […]

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