NEWS OF THE DAY

1 July, 2019 12:00 AM printer

NEWS OF THE DAY

Sea-Watch 3 skipper Carola Rackete, who risks jail time after forcing her way into Italy’s Lampedusa port with 40 rescued migrants, has defended her act of “disobedience”, saying it was necessary to avert a human tragedy. “It wasn’t an act of violence, but only one of disobedience,” the German captain told the Italian daily Corriere della Sera in an interview published Sunday as donations poured in for her legal defence.


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