Tougher criminal sanctions are needed against human smugglers

Tougher criminal sanctions are needed against human smugglers

During a plenary debate yesterday, MEPs unanimously called on the European Commission and on the Member States to address the increasing migratory pressures in the Mediterranean, even though many of them fundamentally disagreed about the next steps to be taken.On January 13 2015, the European Parliament’s plenary met to discuss on statements by the European Commission and the Council of the EU in relation to the topic ‘Recent human smuggling incidents in the Mediterranean’.

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 Written by: Gerard Batten Posted in: January, Latest news, 2015, Newsroom, Gerard Batten