Tag: Sea Watch

‘People have been deprived of their rights for 3 weeks’; MEPs...

Libyan Coast Guard vessel in Maltese search and rescue zone

More than 230 asylum seekers in distress in Central Mediterranean –...

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.

28 rescued asylum seekers test COVID-19 positive off Italy

28 asylum seekers who were rescued by German humanitarian NGO Sea Watch have tested positive for coronavirus. The asylum seekers are on board Moby Zazà which is off the Sicilian port of Empedocle. They are among a group of 211 migrants who were rescued by Sea-Watch last week.

Rescued asylum seekers brought to Malta

A total of two groups of asylum seekers will be brought to Malta on Saturday. A spokesperson for the Armed Forces of Malta told Newsbook.com.mt that the first group of asylum seekers was brought earlier on at around 12.45pm.

Photos: Captain who broke Italy’s migrant ban says ready to rescue...

A German captain who defied Italy's ban on boats bringing migrants ashore said on Tuesday she was determined to carry on rescuing migrants from...

Sea Watch denies Italian media claims that it is heading to...

German civil search and rescue NGO Sea-Watch which carried out the rescue using its vessel Sea-Watch 3, has denied claims made by the Italian media that...

52 asylum seekers rescued by Sea Watch

German civil search and rescue NGO has rescued 52 asylum seekers from a dinghy in distress, about 47 miles off Zawiya, Libya. The asylum...

Photos: 65 asylum seekers including children rescued by Sea Watch

65 people have been rescued by Sea-Watch 3 from a rubber boat in distress about 30 nautical miles off the Libyan coast. Among those...

Watch: 3 migrants detained from EU ‘flagged’ vessel by Libyan coastguard...

Three migrants were allegedly detained and removed from an offshore resupply vessel on Saturday, Sea Watch reports.The German migrant rescue NGO Sea Watch, reports...

Watch: Libyan coastguard ‘should not be conducting SAR’ – NGOs

Video: European ParliamentRepresentatives of migrant rescue NGOs have today told MEPs that the Libyan coastguard ‘should not be conducting search and rescue operations’.They explained...