Tag: Open Arms

Minister delivers snark but no explanation on AFM’s failure to respond...

Home Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri responded in what has become the government’s characteristic catty manner in response to a query concerning asylum seekers.

Migrants rescued in Malta’s SAR will be taken to Sicily –...

The 96 migrants rescued by NGO Open Arms in Maltese search and rescue zone will be docking at Port Empedocle in Sicily. Malta refused to allow the humanitarian run ship entry.

Watch: Baby among 3 in critical condition airlifted to Malta

A six-month-old baby who survived the shipwreck also died while waiting to be evacuated.

“Malta has refused to take in 278 asylum seekers”

Malta has refused to carry out medical evacuations from the humanitarian vessel

Updated (2): Supply boat reaches Eleonore; toys given to children

Mission Lifeline is calling on the Maltese and European authorities to negotiate for the disembarkation of 101 migrants on board their vessel.

Ocean Viking still seeking port of safety; 13 days stranded at...

It has been almost two weeks since the Ocean Viking rescue vessel operated by MSF Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee has been awaiting...

Photos: Migrants disembark Open Arms rescue ship on Italian island of...

Nearly one hundred migrants who had been stranded on the Open Arms rescue ship off the coast of Lampedusa disembarked on the Italian island...

Updated: Open Arms ship to be seized by Agrigento prosecutor, migrants...

An Italian prosecutor ordered on Tuesday the seizure of the Open Arms migrant ship and the evacuation of the migrants on board, ending a...

Spain sends warship to pick up migrants off Italy’s coast

Spain ordered a naval vessel on Tuesday to the Italian island of Lampedusa to bring migrants stranded there on a rescue boat to Mallorca...

Watch: Man jumps from Open Arms vessel; situation is desperate

The Spanish Migrant rescue NGO Open Arms has said that a man jumped from their vessel hoping to reach land.The Italian Coast Guard is...