Italy rebuffs German migrant appeal as rescue boat docks at Lampedusa

World News July 7, 2019 / 3:57 AM / Updated 2 hours ago Italy rebuffs German migrant appeal as rescue boat docks at Lampedusa Valentina Za 4 Min Read MILAN (Reuters) - A migrant rescue boat on Saturday breached a ban on docking in Italy for the second time in a week, arriving illegally in Lampedusa, as Italy rejected a German call to open its ports to charity vessels. A still image from a video footage shows a member of the crew of migrant rescue boat "Alex" talking with authorities after the vessel docked at the port of Lampedusa in defiance of a ban on entering Italian waters, in Lampedusa, Italy, July 6, 2019. Local Team/REUTERS TV via REUTERS

MILAN (Reuters) – A migrant rescue boat on Saturday breached a ban on docking in Italy for the second time in a week, arriving illegally in Lampedusa, as Italy rejected a German call to open its ports to charity vessels. Italy‚Äôs migration policy is deepening rifts in Europe as NGOs clash with Italian authorities over […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories