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#CrimesOfMalta: Two boats are simultaneously in severe distress in the Maltese rescue zone. While 108 people on one boat are being rescued by a civilian oil tanker, 72 people on the other boat are being pushed back to Libya by the so-called Libyan Coast Guard. 24.07.2020: An inflatable boat with 108 persons as well as…

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#CrimesOfMalta: Malta delays the rescue of 63 people in imminent life-threatening danger by a whole night. 16.07. – 17.07.2020: “We are dying, we are dying! Nobody is helping us, there is just sea! Please help, help, help!” The people on board the boat in distress called the Watch The Med – Alarmphone in panic at…

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#CrimesOfMalta: 52 people had to wait several days on a merchant vessel under inhuman and degrading conditions, while neither Italy nor Malta offered a port for safe landing and refused entry into their territorial waters. 03.07. – 07.07.2020: After 52 people had already spent two days at sea, they called the Watch the Med -…

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#CrimesOfMalta: A boat in distress is apparently supplied with 64 life jackets by the Maltese armed forces and then left alone – Malta shows itself once again from its most inhuman side: instead of rescuing, they only distribute life jackets. 29.08.2020: Our Moonbird spots a completely overloaded wooden boat in the Maltese Search and Rescue…