United4Med requests immediate solution for Spanish fishing vessel. First person already evacuated, more to follow without a Port of Safety: Europe needs to save them now

The people on board the fishing vessel Nostra Madre di Loreto are in critical condition. The ships of Mediterranea and Open Arms, on site for several hours, asked Malta for an immediate evacuation of one of the survivors who was at that point already in a state of unconsciousness. At late hour, a Maltese helicopter…

Humanitarian fleet #United4Med strongly asks Europe to open its ports to people rescued by the fishing boat Nuestra Madre de Loreto and condemns Spanish negotiations with Libya

Since the 23rd of November 12 people are stranded out at sea after they had been rescued out of maritime distress onto the Spanish fishing boat Nuestra Madre de Loreto. Open Arms, Sea Watch and Mediterranea condemn European Union country’s negotiations with Libya to return those people, as this would be a violation of international…