Posted by: APO | 26 May 2017

MSF accuses Libyan coastguard of endangering people’s lives during Mediterranean rescue

During a rescue in the Mediterranean Sea on 23 May, the Libyan coastguard approached boats in distress, intimidated the passengers and then fired gunshots into the air, threatening people’s lives and creating mayhem, according to aid organisations Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and SOS Méditerranée, whose teams witnessed the violent incident. The teams from MSF and SOS… Read more on


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