Activists slam Malta's delayed rescue of refugees who were adrift at sea since Sunday

Alarm Phone says ‘it is simply outrageous that Malta knew about this case for so many hours and chose to not intervene’

AROUND 75 refugees, including children and several pregnant women, were rescued today after having been adrift in the Mediterranean since Sunday on a leaky boat with no food. 

The boat contacted Alarm Phone, an independent support service for people crossing the Mediterranean to Europe, on Monday afternoon telling the charity that the boat was taking on water.   

“This afternoon we were called by a group who fled the Tajoura camp where over 50 migrants were killed in...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-10-15 20:26
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