The Italian government will give Libya 12 boats to help them “fight human trafficking” and curb the flow of migrants into Europe, Rome announced late Monday.
Malaysia’s new government said on Saturday it is considering amending laws on human trafficking and migrant smuggling just days after the US State Department reported a lack of progress in the country’s efforts to counter trafficking in the past year.
At least 35 migrants were killed when their boat sank off Tunisia’s southern coast and 67 others were rescued by the coast guard, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday.
Russia has delayed a western proposal for a U.N. Security Council committee to blacklist six accused leaders of human trafficking and migrant smuggling networks in Libya, asking for more information on the value and efficiency of the move.
A whistleblower in the case against controversial Nigerian Pastor, Timothy Omotoso has been involved in a shooting incident in KwaZakhele in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.