The government also has pressed rescue groups to sign on to rules that would forbid them from entering Libyan waters to save migrants without specific authorization and require them to agree that armed Italian judicial authorities may board their ships. Italy is requiring groups operating rescue ships to subscribe to the rules or risk not being allowed to dock in… Continue reading "Doctors Without Borders Suspends Migrant Rescue Patrols Off Libyan Coast"
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The C-Star, the group wrote on Twitter, was “having technical difficulty. We’re resolving it. No distress. #DefendEurope.” The group’s Italian leader, Lorenzo Fiato, did not respond to a request for a comment. But last month in Milan, where he lives with his parents and sleeps in a room surrounded by board games like “The Middle Ages,” he argued that the… Continue reading "Ship Monitoring Rescues of Migrants Refuses to Be Rescued"