Rescue group Sea-Watch International has condemned the European Union’s migration policy after posting a video showing a migrant and refugee boat in the Mediterranean coming under attack by the Libyan coastguard.
The German NGO Sea-Watch has accused the Italian Coast Guard of returning around 30 irregular migrants to Libya after they…
The Italian Coast Guard denied on Sunday having asked a merchant ship, which rescued 30 migrants, to bring them back to the North African country, according to news platform Swissinfo.
Sea Watch International, a non-governmental organization, denounced on Saturday Italian authorities’ order to return 30 migrants to Libya, after they were rescued by a merchant ship. “This is a violation of the non-refoulement principle,” Sea Watch said.
Sea-Watch, a German non-governmental organization that operates in the Mediterranean Sea to conduct rescue operations for migrants, released on Wednesday footage in which the Libyan Coast Guard appears to threaten to shoot down the NGO’s plane “by some missiles”.
SOS MEDITERRANEE, MSF and SEA-WATCH has urgently called for the provision of European state-led search and rescue maritime assets in the central Mediterranean to prevent more deaths among migrants.
The EU’s border police, Frontex, is being sued for refusing to release documents detailing its working relations with the Libyan…
Hundreds of migrants saved from boats sinking off the Libyan coast have walked ashore in southern Italy on Saturday.
The German NGO Sea-Watch-4 reported rescuing 107 people on Monday in the Central Mediterranean.
Italy launched an investigation against the Libyan Coast Guards after footage emerged last week, which appeared to show the guards firing shots on a boat full of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.