instagram pinterest linkedin facebook twitter goodreads

Out of Palermo

Reuters calls it 4,800 refugees rescued

The Washngton Post published a Reuters report saying Italy now claims that 4,800 boat people were rescued over the weekend.
Be the first to comment

Nearly 4,000 refugees rescued at sea over the weekend.

Nearly 4,000 boat people from Africa were saved over the weekend. The ships of the Italian navy were employed in the continuous, non-stop rescue operations in the Mediterranean, aiding boats and rafts in trouble in the waters of the Strait of Sicily, between Lampedusa and Libya, bringing the survivors to the ports of Augusta, Reggio  Read More 
Be the first to comment

More immigrants, more cadavers in the sea

From La Repubblica:

The wave of boats headed for the Italian coasts never stops, the caption says. Some ten cadavers were pulled from the sea in a rescue operation. On just 2 April, the ship Fiorillo had aided 397 refugees and the Bersagliere took on board a total of 778. It is one of the highest number  Read More 
Be the first to comment