The ‘Smuggling of Migrants – Global News’ contain monthly summaries of news relating to smuggling of migrants from major English-language news outlets in Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East.  

This selective collection of media reports seeks to provide a broad overview of recent developments in the global migrant smuggling sphere.  They include reporting on international cooperation and domestic measures to tackle smuggling of migrants, articles about specific cases and ventures intercepted by authorities, arrests and prosecutions of migrant smugglers, and investigative reporting on the operations of migrant smugglers and the experiences of smuggled migrants.

News items contained in the ‘Smuggling of Migrants – Global News’ are organised by region and country, and are sorted by date.  The headlines and summaries are excerpts of the articles written by the original authors.  The Migrant Smuggling Working Group takes no responsibility for the content and accuracy of the information provided in these news items.