Tag: Humanitarian

68 rescued as Libyan Coast Guard fires threatening shots at Sea-Eye

68 people were rescued by the humanitarian search and rescue organisation Sea-Eye on Monday amid threatening shots fired by the Libyan Coast Guard. The vessel set course towards another boat in distress.

Humanitarian groups condemn European states after migrant deaths

Humanitarian groups including the Norwegian Council for Refugees and the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said European states needed to do more in preventing the...

Amnesty International strips Myanmar’s Suu Kyi of ‘conscience’ award

Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing the Myanmar leader of perpetuating human rights abuses...

Malta granted permission on humanitarian grounds – AFM

The court heard various witness that took the stand on Thursday morning as the case against MV Lifeline’s Captain Claus-Peter Reisch resumed. Reisch, 57,...