SOS Mediterranee relaunches migrant rescue missions off Libya

World / Social Issues Jul 22, 2019

SOS Mediterranee relaunches migrant rescue missions off Libya

Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee said Sunday it has relaunched rescue efforts off Libya seven months after it abandoned operations using its ship Aquarius and despite a refusal by European ports to accept the migrants. The Norwegian-flagged Ocean Viking will "conduct search and rescue activities in ...

U.S. expands indefinite detention for asylum-seekers

World Apr 17, 2019

U.S. expands indefinite detention for asylum-seekers

The U.S. attorney general on Tuesday struck down a decision that had allowed some asylum-seekers to ask for bond in front of an immigration judge, an action that expands indefinite detention for some migrants who must wait months or years for their cases to ...