Malta announced Saturday that the migrants will be distributed among Germany, France, Portugal and Luxembourg. The migrants are being transferred to Maltese vessels and brought to port. … [Read more...] about Malta announces deal to distribute 64 migrants from NGO ship
Salvini has said that migrant rescue organizations act like “water taxis” and he has previously accused migrant rescue organizations like SOS Méditerranée of being in cahoots with human traffickers. According to accusations aired by some officials in the past, rescue organizations coordinate with human traffickers and then take a share of the profits. These accusations have been denied. … [Read more...] about World View: EU Faces Crisis as Italy Demands Malta Accept African Migrants
A statement released on Monday afternoon said: “The prime minister has given instructions so that Spain can fulfil its international humanitarian crisis commitments and has announced that the Aquarius will be welcomed into a Spanish port ... It is our duty to help avoid a humanitarian catastrophe and offer a ‘safe harbour’ to these people in accordance with international law.” … [Read more...] about Where is the Aquarius ship now, why wouldn’t Italy or Malta take it and how many migrants are on board?
Britain’s Royal Navy rescued from Libya the Islamic State suicide bomber who killed 22 at a concert in Manchester last year, bringing him from the war zone back to the UK, after he had been flagged as a potential threat. Salman Abedi was born to Libyan asylum seeker parents in the south of Manchester, before returning to his ancestral homeland to allegedly engage in militant activity. … [Read more...] about Royal Navy Rescued Manchester Islamic State Bomber from Libya Civil War
Gaddafi came to power in Libya in 1969 in a generational Awakening era. As occurred in Syria, Cambodia, Burundi, and a number of other countries in the decades following a generational crisis civil war, Gaddafi kept an iron grip on power by committing human rights abuses, including arbitrary arrests, torture, extrajudicial executions, and revenge attacks. However, even with these methods, he lost control of the population in a new civil war triggered by the Arab Spring and was threatening the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people in Benghazi. … [Read more...] about World View: Libya Declares State of Emergency, Closes Tripoli Airport