Operation Sophia

EU Naval Mission Failing To Stop People-Smugglers, Say French MPs

The European Union (EU) task force in the Mediterranean is doing a “wonderful job” of rescuing illegal migrants at sea and escorting them to Europe, say French MPs, but failing to fulfil its primary role of tackling criminal people-smugglers. “Today


EU’s Mediterranean Naval Operation Ferries Migrants to Europe

After nine months of “Operation Sophia”, a damning report has revealed that the naval operation David Cameron promised would “smash” the gangs smuggling migrants to Europe has not just failed but is actively helping the criminal gangs. Operating outside European