Shameful handling of migrant ship shows need for EU asylum reform: UN | Top News


GENEVA (Reuters) – U.N. refugee chief Filippo Grandi urged the European Union on Wednesday to sort out its “shameful” refugee policy after both Italy and Malta turned away a ship carrying hundreds of migrants.

Migrants disembark Italian coast guard vessel “Diciotti” as they arrive at the port of Catania, Italy, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello

Some 629 migrants, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, have been in the central Mediterranean since Sunday aboard the Aquarius, a vessel operated by SOS Méditerranée, a Franco-German charity that tries to rescue people making the risky…



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