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...

Monday, 26th May, one of the classified documents published by WikiLeaks revealed details of the planned year-long-military operation against human traffickers, according to Reuters. [caption id="attachment_171" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] ©2015 MOAS.EU/Jason Florio All rights reserved[/caption] The 11-page document, drafted by the EU defence chiefs, elaborates on their plan to destroy...

Thailand - The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is appealing for $26 million to assist up to 10,000 people affected by the unfolding migrant crisis in the Andaman Sea. [caption id="attachment_431" align="alignnone" width="1024"] The Rohingya people, a distinct Muslim ethnic minority who Myanmar refuses to recognise as its...

EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos is planning to visit Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt to test the waters on a proposal to set up reception centres for migrants in North Africa. [caption id="attachment_44" align="aligncenter" width="640"] European Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos plans to travel to Morocco, Tunis and Egypt to explore...