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Migrants Aboard Italian Coast Guard Ship Begin Hunger Strike

ROME (AP) — Many of the 150 migrants stranded aboard a coast guard ship for a ninth day began a hunger strike Friday out of frustration that Italy won’t let them disembark in Sicily unless fellow European Union nations first pledge to take them, authorities said, in the latest standoff provoked by Italy’s anti-migrant interior minister.

A Libyan coast guardsman watches over during an operation to rescue illegal immigrants who attempted to reach Europe off the coastal town of Zawiyah, 45 kilometres west of the capital Tripoli, on June 27, 2017. More than 8,000 migrants have been rescued in waters off Libya during the past 48 …

Migrants Accuse Italy of Responsibility for Libyan Abuses

ROME (AP) — Seventeen Nigerian survivors of a 2017 migrant boat sinking have filed a case with the European Court of Human Rights accusing Italy of violating their human rights by “subcontracting” their rescue to Libya.

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We Want Armani and Hugo Boss: Migrants Demand Designer Clothes

African migrants who took the streets in protest and blocked traffic in Venice this week have been demanding designer clothes, the president of the Cooperativa Sociale Onlus has revealed. Lorenzo Chinalleto, whose cooperative hosts migrants at the Hotel Byron in

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EU Appeals to Migrants to Remain in Africa

The European Union is working with five separate African nations to ensure that the flow of migrants comes to a halt permanently after over 100,000 have crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year.

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Frontex: 23,000 Migrants Reached Italy In August

BRUSSELS, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Some 23,000 irregular migrants arrived in Italy in August, the European Union’s border agency said on Thursday, most crossing the Mediterranean on what has become the main immigration route into Europe.