Thursday’s EU Heads of Government Summit was a summit of shame. Through its conclusions, the European Council showed once more that, collectively, it lacks the moral spine to address the xenophobic fringes of European society. 471 more words
“EU to Triple Funding for Sea Patrols in Migration Crises,” by Mathew Dalton and Valentina Pop for Wall Street Journal:
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The European Union agreed to triple funding for patrols in the Mediterranean and send ships from its member states’ navies to stem the soaring deaths of migrants trying to reach Europe’s shores from Africa.
Authorities started searching for survivors Sunday after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea north of Libya, The New York Times… 107 more words
WATCH ABOVE: The captain of a boat the capsized in the Mediterranean Sea with hundreds of migrants on board, appeared in an Italian court on Friday. 822 more words