‘Moria fire trial was ‘not up to legal standards’

Lawyers and activists slam Greek court’s proceedings and decision to sentence four teenage Afghan refugees to 10-years in an adult jail THE trial of four Afghan teenagers jailed for 10 years each for starting a fire that destroyed a much-criticised refugee camp last year was not up to legal standards, observers have said. The youthsContinue reading “‘Moria fire trial was ‘not up to legal standards’”

First refugees rescued off the Libyan coast in 8 weeks as the Sea Watch 3 saves the lives of over 90 people

EU using chartered planes to organise the Libyan Coastguard’s interceptions of refugee boats, NGOs’ report shows RESCUERS today carried out their first mission off the coast of Libya since Italy seized two charity ships eight weeks ago. Sea Watch 3, a vessel operated by German charity Sea Watch, reported at about noon that it hadContinue reading “First refugees rescued off the Libyan coast in 8 weeks as the Sea Watch 3 saves the lives of over 90 people”

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