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Daily Round-up | 30 Palestinian prisoners launch hunger strike & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of Palestinian prisoners launching a hunger strike, the victory of the far-right in the Italian elections, exit polls from Brazil, and the death toll from the migrant tragedy in the Mediterranean

Daily Round-up | Migrants drown in Mediterranean & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the death of migrants in the Mediterranean, protests by French health workers, and the elections in Italy

More than 70 migrants die in a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea near Libyan coast  

The small dinghy was reportedly carrying over 120 people of whom at least 47 were rescued. Every year, hundreds of migrants are killed in similar accidents while trying to reach Europe from Libya or other countries in the region

Greek protests Greek residents mark shutdown against construction of detention centers for refugees

The residents of Lesvos, Samos and Chios islands in Greece are observing a complete shutdown on Thursday, in opposition to the government’s move to build more detention centers for refugees and asylum seekers

Refugee boats capsize 23 die as two migrant boats capsize in Mediterranean region

One of the boats capsized in the Ionian Sea near Paxi, Greece while the other accident took place in the Aegean Sea near Cesme in Turkey. 29 people were rescued

Migrants Ship Italy Migrant rescue ship denied permission to dock in Italy

The German charity organization Lifeline also said that Malta had refused their request to supply water and food for migrants aboard the rescue ship, which is carrying over a hundred people on board.

Rescue Ship Open Arms 83 migrants aboard rescue ship Open Arms finally land in Italy

The Spanish rescue ship was stranded at sea for 19 days, awaiting permission to dock. Finally, the prosecutor’s office in Sicily ordered the evacuation of the boat due to deteriorating health conditions.

Rescue ship-Spain Migrant rescue ship Open Arms stranded in the sea for seventh day

The ship, with 121 migrants onboard, now awaits the Spanish government’s approval to dock at a safe port after being denied permission by Malta and Italy.

The head of the UN refugee agency called it 'the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year', (Representational image | Photo: AFP) Refugee boats from Libya capsize in the Mediterranean, nearly 150 feared dead

The tragedy, the biggest of its kind this year, has intensified the UN refugee agency’s calls to open safe pathways for refugees who otherwise take perilous journeys to escape poverty and war.

rescue boat Alan Kurdi malta Malta receives migrants aboard the rescue ship Alan Kurdi

The number of migrants attempting the perilous Mediterranean crossing has increased after the recent escalation of civil war in Libya.

82 refugees missing after boat capsizes in the Mediterranean 82 refugees missing after boat capsizes in the Mediterranean

The people on the boat had set off from Zuwara in Libya towards Europe in an inflatable boat, which sank nine miles away from the Tunisian port town of Zarzis.

Sea rescue is not crime_Sea Watch_Carola Rackete Sea rescue is not a crime: Capt. Carola Rackete released

On June 29, Italian authorities arrested Carola Rackete, the captain of an NGO rescue ship, Sea Watch 3 carrying 42 migrants to the Italian port at Lampedusa.