Tag: Alarm Phone
Alarm Phone condemned Malta’s lack of intervention, “putting their lives in danger for several hours.”
On Twitter Alarm Phone said that it is in contact with 3 boats which are currently in distress.
A group of 28 people are in distress at sea in Malta’s search-and-rescue zone, NGO Alarm Phone reported on Sunday afternoon.
On Sunday three of the 27 asylum seekers who have been stuck on the Maersk Etienne for a month have jumped overboard as the situation on board the tanker continues to escalate.
Alarm Phone said that Malta’s Armed Forces were responsible and had the duty to rescue those on board the boat and take them to Europe.
More than 230 asylum seekers are on board unseaworthy boats adrift the Central Mediterranean route, migrant NGO Alarm Phone warned as it called on Maltese and Italian authorities to intervene.
A group of 27 people who were rescued by a tanker in Malta’s search-and-rescue area four days ago are still stuck on the cargo vessel as Malta is refusing to allow them to disembark.
NGO Alarm Phone said that a cargo vessel saved 27 people in distress in the Mediterranean and is heading for Malta.