Posts Tagged ‘Proactivia Open Arms’

Libyan coastguards accuse Spanish rescue ship of hindering sea rescue operation

  • 17 March 2018 - 22:49
Libyan coastguards accuse Spanish rescue ship of hindering sea rescue operation

The Libyan coastguards issued a statement accusing the Spanish rescue ship, Proactivia Open Arms, of creating a mess in the rescue operation that took place off Libyan coast on Friday. The statement said that the Libyan coastguard was first to arrive in the rescue zone where there was a boat...

Spanish rescue ship claims being threatened off Libyan coast by Libyan Navy boats

  • 17 March 2018 - 11:29
Spanish rescue ship claims being threatened off Libyan coast by Libyan Navy boats

 A Spanish rescue ship carrying 216 migrants was heading Friday to a Sicilian port after having a high-seas run-in with Libya's armed coast guard during the rescue. Proactiva Open Arms said a sick baby and her mother were evacuated to Malta on Friday while the other migrants and crew on the...