• Tunisia: shipwreck in front of Sfax coast, dead and missing
  • 125 years to the smugglers responsible for the sinking in which the little Syrian Alan Kurdi died


June 17, 2020 Tripoli Coast Guard reported 130 migrants, including women and children, to Libya. This was reported by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

"130 migrants, including women and children, were brought back to Libya this morning by the Coast Guard," said the IOM office in Libya, stating that the staff were ready to provide assistance.

Between 8 and 15 June, according to IOM data, 205 migrants were intercepted at sea and brought back to Libya, while there were 4,379 since the beginning of the year. Last Saturday, the last shipwreck off the coast of Libya, with 12 people missing and 20 surviving.

"Desperate attempts to escape violence and abuse continue along the most deadly route in the world - said Oim spokesperson for Geneva, Safa Msehli - while the bodies of Saturday's shipwreck continue to pour on the Libyan coast".

Also today in Cala Pisana, on the island of Lampedusa, 12 migrants have landed, including three women. An autonomous arrival so that the boat they used was not sighted and managed to reach the shore. The group has already been taken to the Imbriacola district hotspot which has been empty for days.