Around 4,400 people were rescued outside Libyan territorial waters within 24 hours between Saturday and Sunday, in one of the busiest days in the Mediterranean this year. [caption id="attachment_4274" align="alignnone" width="1024"] A rescue operation on Saturday coordinated by the Italian navy. Photo: Italian Navy[/caption] In a statement on Sunday,...

The Greek government has chartered a cruise ship to help ease the situation on the island of Kos which has been overwhelmed with migrants and asylum seekers this summer. [caption id="attachment_4110" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Migrants boarding the cruise ship Eleftherios Venizelos, which the Greek government has chartered...

A crew from the Libyan coastguard assisted the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) during the rescue of 201 people some 11 nautical miles off the port town of Zuwara this morning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woPeUWVH6xY The people rescued  from the 10-metre boat included 178 men, 11 women and 12 minors, four...