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19 March 2018 - Human Rights, Refuge City

Saving lives is not a crime

Today I’ve been at the Port of Barcelona with Oscar Camps from Proactiva Open Arms to speak out about the situation of a vessel that has been detained in the Italian port of Pozzallo in Sicily. This group does essential humanitarian work, saving the lives of women, men, babies, the sick and those fleeing torture, rape, starvation and death. Incredibly, whilst carrying out such important work, the Italian prosecutor has today impounded their...

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