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#Lampedusa: Repression Against Life-Savers

Italian coastguards seized a refugee rescue boat operated by German aid group”Jugend Rettet e.V.” in the Mediterranean earlier today. After several European interior ministers started to criminalize life-savers in the past week with ridiculous claims that life-savers on the Mediterranean are working together with human trafficers, an Italian prosecuter ordered to search and seize the rescue boat Iuventa. 

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Image: The Iuventa. Image by Jugend Rettet e.V. Facebook page.

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