I have notified the relevant authorities at the United Nations about what is taking place in Bulgaria. Activities of this type directed against human rights defenders have no place in a rule of law state, let alone an EU state.
A group of migrants were rescued by Sea Eye's Alan Kurdi ship. The ship arrived in Malta after being banned from Italy.
The ship from the Mediterranea NGO docked in Lampedusa "out of necessity" on Saturday afternoon. Another rescue ship, the Alan Kurdi, from the German NGO Sea-Eye, carrying 65 migrants is currently waiting in international waters off the Italian island to dock.
The story of how a 400-strong fleet conceived to defy Italy's right-wing government and save migrants' lives turned into a concert and boat parade.
Italy's interior minister says the Netherlands is responsible for what happens to a group of migrants stranded on a rescue ship ship sailing under the Dutch flag
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#TheCube | You may recognise this image from last summer when migrant rescue ship Aquarius saved over 140 people stranded at sea.
It appears that Interior Minister of Italy, Salvini did not, however when sharing it this week on his Twitter account.
The Spanish government is preventing a rescue ship from leaving Barcelona after Malta and Italy closed its ports.
Without humanitarian assistance by NGOs, the refugee crisis "would have been hell"
Report says migrants are dying because of the European political situation.
German charity Sea Watch compared the restrictions imposed by Malta to "stopping an ambulance trying to reach a road traffic accident”.
Despite the agreement on migration reached at the Brussels summit, there are signs of continuing divisions with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Salvini saying that migrants saved by NGO boats will not be allowed into Italy
Rome reportedly asks Malta to take over 600 refugees onboard humanitarian vessel.
A campaign for ethical and sustainable supply chains has hit the European Parliament.
Increasing hostilities from the Libyan authorities have led three aid groups to cease operations in the region.
This is a transcript of the document issued by Italian authorities
Natural disasters can leave communities to fend for themselves but with support they can use their environment to help.
Critics say the move aims to crack down on dissent and to stigmatize as 'unpatriotic' those groups backed by Western donors such as George Soros.
German NGO Sea-Watch recorded the rescue operation
Hungary's parliament has approved a new law targeting foreign-funded non-governmental organisations.
A German aid worker and Afghan guard have been killed in an attack on a guesthouse in Kabul. A Finnish national has been kidnapped.
There is growing controversy in Italy over claims that some NGOs involved in the rescue of migrants at sea have been colluding with Libyan people smugglers.
The European Commission on Wednesday opened a legal case against Hungary over a new higher education law that threatens to shut down a George Soros-backed university in…
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A diplomatic row has broken out between Israel and Germany.
The draft law on NGOs has just been submitted to the Hungarian Parliament, targeting the George Soros foundation. It comes a few days after