Posts Tagged ‘Proactiva Open Arms’

Spanish NGO rescues 311 migrants off Libyan coast

  • 22 December 2018 - 21:08
Spanish NGO rescues 311 migrants off Libyan coast

Spanish charity Proactiva Open Arms has rescued 311 migrants in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Libya, it said on Saturday. The migrants will be taken to the Spanish port of Algeciras after the charity’s vessel was refused entry by several European countries, including Malta and Italy....

Spanish NGO: Libyan coastguards left a woman and a boy to die in the sea

  • 17 July 2018 - 21:59
Spanish NGO: Libyan coastguards left a woman and a boy to die in the sea

A woman and a boy adrift in the Mediterranean died just hours before help reached their damaged dinghy, Spanish rescuers said, after finding a second woman alive in the vessel, which had been carrying migrants toward Europe, Reuters reported on Tuesday. A rescue boat operated by the Spanish...