Geo Barents saves hundreds of refugees in just over 24 hours

Meanwhile, the authorities refuse to aid over 800 others aboard the Sea-Watch 3 and Ocean Viking A CIVILIAN rescue ship has saved the lives of over 200 people in the central Mediterranean in less than 48 hours, while the authorities continue to ignore over 800 refugees aboard two other vessels. The Geo Barents, operated byContinue reading “Geo Barents saves hundreds of refugees in just over 24 hours”

85 refugees saved, a day after rescuers witness an illegal pushback in Malta’s waters

AN NGO rescue ship has saved the lives of over 80 people off the coast of Libya, a day after witnessing an illegal pushback of refugee inside European waters. ResQ People, a ship operated by an Italian charity of the same name, announced on social media this afternoon that it found a small wooden boatContinue reading “85 refugees saved, a day after rescuers witness an illegal pushback in Malta’s waters”

European authorities ignored civilian rescuers’ mayday calls while they saved hundreds of refugees at the weekend

500 others still stranded in Malta’s waters, Alarm Phone warns CIVILIAN rescuers saved the lives of over 800 refugees in the central Mediterranean at the weekend with no help from the European authorities, who ignored their mayday calls and helped the Libyan Coastguards return hundreds of people to the war-torn country. The Sea-Watch 3, aContinue reading “European authorities ignored civilian rescuers’ mayday calls while they saved hundreds of refugees at the weekend”

Human rights groups demand 2 year trial against the El Hiblu 3 come to an end

‘Instead of being prosecuted,’ campaigners say, the young men ‘should be celebrated for their actions in preventing the return of 108 precarious lives to Libya’ MALTA must call off the trial of three young men who prevented the return of 108 refugees to Libya by commandeering their rescuers’ ship two years ago, an alliance ofContinue reading “Human rights groups demand 2 year trial against the El Hiblu 3 come to an end”

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