Rescue ship’s captain accuses European states of abandoning migrants

Carola Rackete, captain of rescue ship Sea-Watch 3, speaks to the media as the ship remains blocked one mile outside the port of Lampedusa, Italy, June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

ON BOARD SEA-WATCH 3, Italy (Reuters) – The captain of rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 said on Thursday European states have no interest in finding a political solution for the 42 migrants aboard her vessel, now positioned off the Italian island of Lampedusa. After 14 days stranded in international waters the captain, Carola Rackete, said she […]

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