Germany and France have weighed in with the opposition to the European Commission's proposal to redistribute 40,000 asylum seekers reaching Italy and Greece across EU member states. In a joint statement the Interior Ministers of the two countries said: "this temporary relocalization mechanism must be founded on two...

Cara Mineo is the largest internment camp for Mediterranean migrants in Europe; situated in Catania, Sicily, the center houses up to 4,000 migrants. [caption id="attachment_1342" align="aligncenter" width="497"] Pictured: Gianni Alemanno former mayor of Rome was investigated during Mafia Capitale - Wikimedia[/caption] The Mineo Center is one of many migrant...

IOM Director General William Lacy Swing believes it will require all the resources of the international community to solve the migration 'conundrum'. Effective border management being cited as a crucial aspect in limiting mass migration. [caption id="attachment_1425" align="aligncenter" width="622"] Director General of IOM William Lacy Swing...

Nawal al Soufi was born in Morocco, and has focused her efforts towards the Syrian revolution since the Spring 2011. She is a social media activist who opposed the Syrian regime led by Bashar al-Assad. In March 2013, Nowal followed an ambulance car carrying medications to...

The EU proposal to destroy boats used to transport migrants to Europe from North Africa may not work out and will introduce new risks because it simulates military intervention, Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid has warned. [caption id="attachment_1485" align="aligncenter" width="575"] Habib Essid, Tunisian Prime Minister, pictured center[/caption] Speaking during a visit to Lisbon, Essid said it was imperative...