MSF vessel Aquarius ends rescue operations in the Mediterranean

MSF vessel Aquarius ends rescue operations in the Mediterranean
 

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says it has been forced to end rescue operations in the Mediterranean carried out by the vessel, Aquarius.
The medical charity blamed "sustained attacks on search and rescue by European states".
Aquarius has been stuck in Marseille since its registration was revoked.
It has helped save migrants making the dangerous crossing to Europe from Libya and elsewhere but has faced strong opposition, particularly from Italy.
Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has accused charities running rescue ships of collaborating with human traffickers operating out of Libya... read more

 
6 December 2018 in World News, Views: 46
Source: BBC
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