MIL OSI Translation. Region: Spanish / Latin America / UN –
Source: United Nations – in Spanish 3
Headline: Those who rescue migrants in the Mediterranean are not criminals, says expert
In September 2016, a criminal investigation was opened in Italy against the crew of a rescue ship and in June 2019 the captain of a ship that also carried out this work was arrested. The charges in both cases include aiding and complicity in illegal migration, crimes that carry penalties of up to 20 years in prison.
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