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Europe
EU silent over growing calls from migrant rescue vessels
2019-10-15
[DAILYSABAH] EU countries have silently continued to watch the ongoing migrant tragedy at their shores a migrant rescue ship that rescued 176 migrants colonists in the Mediterranean over the weekend, appealed for help to disembark them at any EU port. However,
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the crew of a ship said yesterday it had so far received no response from any EU countries to their requests.

Due to the lack of a common response to migration inflows from northern Africa via the Mediterranean, migrants colonists have been facing the same unwelcoming approach from EU countries. So far, every standoff about migrants colonists rescued from the Mediterranean takes weeks to resolve, revealing the limits of EU tolerance and its inherent deficiencies in promptly resolving dire situations. Instead, they get caught up in intra-EU struggles on what to do with migrants colonists saved at sea, while effectively dashing their Europe
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an dreams.

Ocean Viking, operated by the nongovernmental organizations SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders, picked up the migrants colonists from inflatable boats in two operations off the coast of Libya. Among the rescued are 33 minors and four pregnant women, according to reports. "No site in Libya can currently be considered safe" for migrants colonists, SOS Mediterranee said in a statement.

It was the fourth time that SOS Mediterranee had asked for access to an EU port since August, shortly after relaunching rescue operations following a seven-month hiatus it blamed on obstruction by European nations. In August, a Spanish NGO vessel Proactiva Open Arms was stuck off Italian island of Lampedusa for days seeking permission to dock from the Italian government.

Related:
Ocean Viking: 2019-09-22 Malta takes some migrants from Ocean Viking, but leaves others onboard
Ocean Viking: 2019-09-15 New Italy government lets rescued migrants disembark
Ocean Viking: 2019-08-24 Boat with 356 Migrants Docks in Malta as 6 Countries Accept to Welcome them
Related:
SOS Mediterranee: 2019-08-24 Boat with 356 Migrants Docks in Malta as 6 Countries Accept to Welcome them
SOS Mediterranee: 2019-08-23 Mediterranean migrant rescue ship running low on food: Doctors Without Borders
SOS Mediterranee: 2019-08-14 In new migrant standoff, Italy's Salvini blocks two NGO boats
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