Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

IOM: Some 3,800 Migrants Rescued from Mediterranean since Friday

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday that 933 people had arrived on the island of Lampedusa over the previous 24 hours. These latest arrivals, thought to be African or Syrian, were among some 3,800 migrants rescued at sea since last Friday, according to IOM. More than 640 rescued migrants were taken to the town of Porto Empedocle on Sicily. According to Italy’s Ministry of Interior, 3,528 migrants arrived in the country by sea in January. Totals for...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter