Mediterranean refugees
Italian authorities impound boat that rescued 176 migrants in last week

Italian authorities have seized a charity boat operated by Open Arms after it disembarked 176 people saved at sea

Migrant deaths Over 2,500 migrants died or went missing while trying to reach Europe via the Mediterranean this year: UNHCR

The land routes taken by migrants through Sub-Saharan Africa and the sea crossing points in Libya and Tunisia are also extremely dangerous due to wars and local conflicts. Those who survive the perilous sea crossing often face harassment by a web of agencies in European countries

Leftist parties condemn EU-Tunisia agreement to curb migration

The Workers’ Party of Tunisia and the Italian leftist party Potere al Popolo said that Tunisia’s deal with the EU on migration and an upcoming agreement with the IMF are a “perfect pact between liberalism, authoritarianism and xenophobia” 

Tunisia’s brutal treatment of refugees and the European agenda

Journalist Fadil Aliriza talks about the brutal treatment of refugees in Tunisia, the role of President Kais Saied’s policies, and the agenda of European leaders who seek to outsource the task of controlling migration

EU-Tunisia deal on migrants EU signs border control pact with Tunisia to stop migration

Tunisia will be the second country after Libya to play the role of border patrol to stop the inflow of migrants into European countries through the Mediterranean sea

Tunisia-EU migrant deal Is the EU bribing and blackmailing Tunisia to crack down on migrants?

The Workers’ Party of Tunisia and human rights groups have condemned an agreement between the government and European countries which seeks to end “irregular migration.” They say Tunisia will become a policeman for Europe and crack down on migrants

Daily Round-up | UK junior doctors on three-day strike & other stories

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at UK junior doctors on three-day strike; 30 migrants presumed dead or missing off Libya; US, South Korea begin 10-day military exercises and Colombian government, ELN conclude second round of peace talks

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