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Why The EU Plan To Stop Mediterranean Migration Is A Human Rights Concern - Huffington Post;

Why The EU Plan To Stop Mediterranean Migration Is A Human Rights Concern - Huffington Post

Huffington PostWhy The EU Plan To Stop Mediterranean Migration Is A Human Rights ConcernHuffington PostForcing migrants to stay in Libya is not the same as forcing migrants to stay in Turkey. 02/17/2017 09:39 pm ET | Updated Feb 20, 2017. Giorgos Moutafis/Reuters. Crossing the Mediterranean is dangerous, but so is war-torn Libya.and more »

Can EU Shift Migrant Crisis to the Source? In Libya, the Odds Are Long - New York Times;

Can EU Shift Migrant Crisis to the Source? In Libya, the Odds Are Long - New York Times

New York TimesCan EU Shift Migrant Crisis to the Source? In Libya, the Odds Are LongNew York TimesLibyan Coast Guard members in Valetta, Malta, after completing training intended to help stem the flow of migrants to Europe. Credit Gianni Cipriano for The New York Times. The ceremony aboard an Italian Navy ship in the port of Valletta, Malta, had ...and more »

Executive Summary for February 17th - News Deeply

Executive Summary for February 17thNews DeeplyWe review the latest issues related to refugees, including footage of Libyan abuse of rescued migrants, a “Day Without Immigrants” in the U.S. and a Frontex report saying rescue efforts in the Mediterranean help smugglers.and more »

Italy secures backing of Libyan mayors to curb human trafficking - RT;

Italy secures backing of Libyan mayors to curb human trafficking - RT

RTItaly secures backing of Libyan mayors to curb human traffickingRTItalian Interior Minister Marco Minniti has met with the mayors of ten towns in Libya's southern desert region to convince them to overcome differences and back the struggle against migrant smuggling through Libyan territory into Europe. “The meeting ...and more »

Italians hungry for Libyan business “but not at the cost of their lives” - Libya Herald;

Italians hungry for Libyan business “but not at the cost of their lives” - Libya Herald

Libya HeraldItalians hungry for Libyan business “but not at the cost of their lives”Libya HeraldLibya has always been a natural market for Italy but though Italian businessmen are anxious to return, security remains the key inhibitor, not least since last year's murder of two Italians seized by IS terrorists in Sabratha. “Italians are hungry for ...and more »

Italy completes training of first batch of Libyan coastguards - Libya Herald

Italy completes training of first batch of Libyan coastguardsLibya HeraldThe first batch of Libyan coastguards being trained aboard the Italian naval vessel San Giorgio have now finished their five-month course, according to Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti. He disclosed the news to a parliamentary committee in Rome.and more »

Libya is not Turkey: why the EU plan to stop Mediterranean migration is a human rights concern - The Conversation AU;

Libya is not Turkey: why the EU plan to stop Mediterranean migration is a human rights concern - The Conversation AU

The Conversation AULibya is not Turkey: why the EU plan to stop Mediterranean migration is a human rights concernThe Conversation AUEU leaders have agreed to a plan that will provide Libya's UN-backed government €200 million for dealing with migration. This includes an increase in funding for the Libyan coastguard, with an overall aim to stop migrant boats crossing the ...and more »

Ross Kemp Explains Why He Hopes His Libya Documentary Changes Perceptions Of Migrants - Huffington Post UK;

Ross Kemp Explains Why He Hopes His Libya Documentary Changes Perceptions Of Migrants - Huffington Post UK

Huffington Post UKRoss Kemp Explains Why He Hopes His Libya Documentary Changes Perceptions Of MigrantsHuffington Post UK'They're not the fiends that they've been portrayed as in some areas of the media.' 16/02/2017 15:52. 410. Rachel McGrath Entertainment Reporter. Ross Kemp has revealed his hopes for his latest documentary 'Libya's Migrant Hell', which concludes his ...and more »

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean hit record high despite increased aid: EU - CTV News;

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean hit record high despite increased aid: EU - CTV News

CTV NewsMigrant deaths in Mediterranean hit record high despite increased aid: EUCTV NewsBRUSSELS -- Migrant deaths have risen to a record level on the Libya-to-Italy Mediterranean Sea smuggling route, and the increasing number of rescue boats trying to prevent mass drownings there might actually be helping the smugglers, the European ...and more »

EU: Migrant deaths in central Mediterranean rise - News24;

EU: Migrant deaths in central Mediterranean rise - News24

News24EU: Migrant deaths in central Mediterranean riseNews24Brussels - The chief of the European border and coast guard agency says migrant deaths in the Mediterranean on the Libya-to-Italy smuggling route have increased to a record level despite ever more rescue vessels trying to prevent mass drownings.and more »

At least 11000 migrants are found in the EU with forged documents: Border agency warns it is struggling to deal with ... - Daily Mail;

At least 11000 migrants are found in the EU with forged documents: Border agency warns it is struggling to deal with ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailAt least 11000 migrants are found in the EU with forged documents: Border agency warns it is struggling to deal with ...Daily MailArmies of criminal gangs are helping thousands of migrants make their way through Europe under the radar by supplying fake documents, a damning report has revealed. In a brutal assessment, the EU's border agency warned that officials are struggling to ...and more »

Over 380000 Illegal Migrants Came to Europe in 2016 - Frontex - Sputnik International;

Over 380000 Illegal Migrants Came to Europe in 2016 - Frontex - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalOver 380000 Illegal Migrants Came to Europe in 2016 - FrontexSputnik InternationalThe EU border agency Frontex stated on Wednesday that the bloc is experiencing high migration pressure, with about 382,000 illegal migrants arriving in European countries in 2016. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Frontex said that although the numbers decreased ...and more »

Traffickers growing bold, reckless with refugees' lives - Deutsche Welle;

Traffickers growing bold, reckless with refugees' lives - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleTraffickers growing bold, reckless with refugees' livesDeutsche WelleIncreased European efforts to rescue people at sea have resulted in a worsening situation. As rescuers wait offshore, unscrupulous human traffickers create more perilous situations for refugees. Libyen - Flüchtlinge auf überladenem Boot warten auf ...and more »

Damning EU Report Finds 'Rescuing' Mediterranean Migrants Encourages Smugglers, Increases Drownings - Breitbart News;

Damning EU Report Finds 'Rescuing' Mediterranean Migrants Encourages Smugglers, Increases Drownings - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsDamning EU Report Finds 'Rescuing' Mediterranean Migrants Encourages Smugglers, Increases DrowningsBreitbart NewsFrontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, has admitted that search-and-rescue (SAR) missions in the Mediterranean Sea are strengthening criminal migrant smugglers' business model and increasing total drowning deaths. The Frontex Risk ...and more »

Libyan smugglers profit from NGO rescues, says EU agency - EUobserver;

Libyan smugglers profit from NGO rescues, says EU agency - EUobserver

EUobserverLibyan smugglers profit from NGO rescues, says EU agencyEUobserverThe EU border agency Frontex says criminal smuggling gangs are seeing bigger profits because NGOs and others are saving people from drowning at sea near Libya. In a 64-page risk analysis report out Wednesday (15 February), the Warsaw-based agency ...and more »

Fresh migrant inflow into Italy - ANSA (registration);

Fresh migrant inflow into Italy - ANSA (registration)

ANSA (registration)Fresh migrant inflow into ItalyANSA (registration)(ANSA) - Brussels, February 15 - Frontex chief Fabrice Leggeri told ANSA Wednesday it was "realistic" to expect the same number of arrivals of migrants on the central Mediterranean this year as last, some 180,000. He said that, aside from talks with ...and more »

EU border agency expects same number of migrants via Libya this year as last - Reuters Africa;

EU border agency expects same number of migrants via Libya this year as last - Reuters Africa

Reuters AfricaEU border agency expects same number of migrants via Libya this year as lastReuters AfricaBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union should expect as many migrants crossing from Libya this year as last, when a record number disembarked in Italy, the head of the bloc's border agency said on Wednesday. Some 1.6 million refugees and migrants ...and more »

EU: Migrant deaths in Mediterranean rising despite more aid - ABC News

EU: Migrant deaths in Mediterranean rising despite more aidABC NewsMigrant deaths have risen to a record level on the Libya-to-Italy Mediterranean Sea smuggling route, and the increasing number of rescue boats trying to prevent mass drownings there might actually be helping the smugglers, the European Union's border ...and more »

EU border agency sees 2017 migrant arrivals via Libya same as last year - Channel NewsAsia

EU border agency sees 2017 migrant arrivals via Libya same as last yearChannel NewsAsiaThe European Union should expect as many migrants crossing from Libya this year as last, when a record number disembarked in Italy, the head of the bloc's border agency said on Wednesday. Posted 15 Feb 2017 20:30; Updated 15 Feb 2017 22:55.and more »

EU border agency expects same number of migrants via Libya this year as last - Ahram Online

EU border agency expects same number of migrants via Libya this year as lastAhram OnlineThe European Union should expect as many migrants crossing from Libya this year as last, when a record number disembarked in Italy, the head of the bloc's border agency said on Wednesday. Some 1.6 million refugees and migrants reached the bloc by ...and more »