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[VIDEO] Italy seizes migrant rescue ship due to crimes of solidarity

Article published on March 27, 2018
Article published on March 27, 2018

Migrant rescue ship Proactiva Open Arms was seized and is now being held in the port of Pozzallo in southern Sicily, because its crew refused to hand over 218 refugees to the Libyan coastguard. Those helping migrants are often faced with criminal charges for facilitating illegal immigration. Is solidarity really a crime in Europe?

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