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Migrants begin hunger strike on Italian coastguard ship

24/08/2018

Many of the 150 migrants stranded on a coastguard ship for a ninth day have launched a hunger strike out of frustration that Italy will not let them disembark in Sicily unless fellow EU nations pledge to take them, authorities said.

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Malta to allow migrant rescue ship to dock

27/06/2018

The prime minister of Malta has said a humanitarian rescue ship will be allowed to dock there, and that the more than 200 migrants on board would be distributed among eight EU states.

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Italy refuses port to migrant rescue ship

22/06/2018

Italy’s hard-line interior minister has refused port to a Dutch-flagged rescue boat with 224 migrants on board, a week after turning away another foreign ship, the Aquarius, carrying 630 migrants.

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