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Migrants are being ‘radicalised’ by NGOs pushing them to raise their demands, warns UN refugee official after rescue ship trying to dock in Italy snubbed Spanish offer of asylum

  • Vincent Cochetel concerned about migrants demanding where they get asylum
  • It came after rescue ship snubbed Spain’s offer after being stranded for 20 days 
  • Cochetel tweeted: ‘I am very concerned by radicalisation of migratory dreams & demands of some migrants & refugees in Libya & neighbouring countries’ 

A UN refugee official has expressed concern over the increasing ‘demands of some migrants’ after dozens of them refused to dock in Spain in favour of Italy.

Vincent Cochetel, the UN’s special envoy for the Central Mediterranean, warned that migrants were becoming more radical as a result of NGOs pushing them to raise their demands.

He was commenting on the Open Arms migrant rescue ship which had been trying to reach the Italian island of Lampedusa for weeks.

The Spanish rescue boat was stuck in a stalemate with the Italian government for 20 days as Rome refused to let it dock.

Spain offered to let the migrants disembark in Mallorca but Open Arms rejected.

The non-profit repeatedly said that the situation on board was desperate and some migrants were suicidal.  READ MORE…

One Comment

  1. Mike Black Mike Black August 23, 2019

    It all goes back to the actions of Hillary Clinton/US State Department and her decision to attack Libya to steal Gadaffi gold. It’s a well organized plan of disruption. Just another reason she should be hung immediately.

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