Tag: Migrant crisis

Italy

Boat Migrants Disembark in Italy

ROME (AP) – Ten days after they were picked up in the Mediterranean Sea, Italy has allowed all the migrants stuck on an Italian coast guard ship to disembark.

Street hawkers demonstrate on May 5, 2017 in central Rome to protest against the death of Senegalese Nian Maguette, 54, yesterday, while fleeing from police. Street hawkers said Maguette was knocked over by a traffic cop in civvies, a claim the police denied - while there were other reports he …

Nearly One in Three Crimes In Italy Committed By Foreigners

Italian figures show a substantial rise in the number of crimes committed by foreigners, who now account for 31.9 percent of criminal suspects despite only making up eight percent of the general population.

Turmoil exploited by people smugglers since the 2011 overthrow of Moamer Kadhafi has made Libya the main gateway for African migrants seeking to make dangerous Mediterranean crossings

Global Human Trafficking Now a $32 Billion Industry

According to the head of one of France’s most prominent asylum seeker support organisations, the global network of human traffickers which aid migrants across borders into Europe and elsewhere constitute a $32 billion (£25bn) industry.