Tag: cutro shipwreck

Never before had so many migrants died in the Mediterranean since 2017: the “mistakes” of a daily massacre

Never before had so many migrants died in the Mediterranean since 2017: the “mistakes” of a daily massacre

In the first three months of the year, 441 people lost their lives while trying to reach Italy via the Central Mediterranean migration route. He stressed that it was “the deadliest quarter on record since 2017”, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations agency monitoring the consequences of illegal human trafficking. […]

Meloni meets relatives of Cutro’s victims: “Do you know the risks of crossings?”

Meloni meets relatives of Cutro’s victims: “Do you know the risks of crossings?”

The secret meeting that took place today with Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani, Undersecretary of Prime Minister Alfredo Mantovano and some relatives of those who lost their lives in the Cutro accident lasted about an hour and a half. More than thirty people on the delegation left the government seat through the […]

“Meloni has blood on his hands”: Storm broke out in the European Parliament

“Meloni has blood on his hands”: Storm broke out in the European Parliament

The debate, scheduled for next week at the shipwreck off Calabria in Strasbourg, raises the tone of the political conflict in the European Parliament. The Italian prime minister, accused of being politically responsible for the deaths of more than seventy people, was hit hard this morning. “We have to say that Giorgia Meloni has blood […]

AB: “Frontex did everything possible at Cutro, immigrants did not appear to be in danger”

AB: “Frontex did everything possible at Cutro, immigrants did not appear to be in danger”

The boat carrying the 72 migrants who tragically died in the Cutro shipwreck was spotted by a Frontex patrol aircraft, but reported to Italy at the time of sight that the boat did not appear to be in danger. This was expressed by Ylva Johansson, European Commissioner for Internal Affairs, at a press conference with […]

Everything Giorgia Meloni didn’t say about the Cutro massacre

Everything Giorgia Meloni didn’t say about the Cutro massacre

Everything Giorgia Meloni didn’t say about the Cutro massacre Marco Esposito Field Advisory Coordinator 08 March 2023 12:49 Facebook twitter What’s up Giorgia Meloni It was quiet for almost a week. While all of Italy spoke about the tragedy of the Cutro shipwreck and President Sergio Mattarella paid tribute to the victims, Prime Minister Giorgia […]

Cutro, reconstruction of the Piantedosi shipwreck: first call at 4am

Cutro, reconstruction of the Piantedosi shipwreck: first call at 4am

The first distress call came at around 4 am on Sunday night, just before the shipwreck. Interior Minister Matteo Piantedosi expressed this in his report on the events in Cutro, which informed the Parliament of what had happened in the days and hours before the tragedy on February 26. The minister explained that activating the […]

Meloni plan for migrants: new rules for admission and tightening for smugglers

Meloni plan for migrants: new rules for admission and tightening for smugglers

The issue of immigration has returned strongly to the top of the government agenda. The Cutro tragedy, in which dozens of immigrants are killed in a shipwreck a few meters off the Calabrian coast, and arguments over aid and the chain of command force Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni to run for cover. Now Meloni’s problems […]

Meloni: “We didn’t let migrants die, no reports from Frontex”

Meloni: “We didn’t let migrants die, no reports from Frontex”

Italy is not responsible for the Cutro tragedy, and if it did not intervene to save shipwrecked migrants, it was simply because it had not received any distress alerts from Frontex. This was expressed by Giorgia Meloni, speaking to reporters at the end of her double trip to India and the Arab Emirates at the […]

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