Daily Archives: November 12, 2020

UN: At Least 74 Die in Shipwreck off Libyan Coast

The United Nations’ International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Thursday that at least 74 migrants have died in a shipwreck off the Libyan coast. The IOM said the Libyan coast guard and fishermen rescued 47 people and brought them ashore. The boat was transporting more than 120 migrants, including children, when it capsized off the

Baby Dies After Rescue From Sinking Migrant Boat in Mediterranean

A 6-month-old baby is one of six migrants who died after the boat they were traveling in deflated and sank in the Mediterranean Sea, the Spanish rescue charity Proactiva Open Arms said Thursday. The baby, named Joseph, was from Guinea and was making the dangerous journey to Europe from Libya with his mother, the nongovernmental

Amnesty International: Scores Killed in Tigray 

A new report Thursday from Amnesty International said scores of civilians were killed in the Tigray region of Ethiopia earlier this week. “We have confirmed the massacre of a very large number of civilians who appear to have been day laborers, in no way involved in the ongoing military offensive,” Deprose Muchena, Amnesty International director