The rescue vessel "Sea Watch 3" has now taken in 211 migrants from the Mediterranean sea. They had been saved between Wednesday and Friday, from three different boats, said the German aid organization, the Sea-Watch. In the night of the last ship had been discovered, in the already water had penetrated. The people are in need of a safe haven. The "Sea-Watch 3" was on Friday, between Malta and the Italian island of Lampedusa.
Italy and Malta, had declared in the Corona-pandemic non-secure ports. The last rescue boats with migrants were released only after long negotiations and after a Corona-quarantine on vessels in the country.
Despite the pandemic to continue to break migrants from Libya in direction of Europe. Human rights organizations criticize that the people also will be brought with the help of the EU back to the civil war, the country of Libya, where the most serious abuse threaten.
at the end of June a year ago, the "Sea-Watch 3 was driven" with the captain Carola Missiles without the permission of dozens and dozens of migrants on Board in the port of Lampedusa. Previously, she had been waiting for more than two weeks on the assignment of a safe Harbor.The dispute with the former right-hand Minister of the interior Matteo Salvini made international headlines.Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 14:19