Sunday, April 23, 2017

Italian Prosecutor: Rescue Boats And NGOs Are Colluding With People Smugglers

BBC: Italy migrant crisis: Charities 'colluding' with smugglers

An Italian prosecutor says he has evidence some of the charities saving migrants in the Mediterranean Sea are colluding with people-smugglers.

Carmelo Zuccaro told La Stampa (in Italian) phone calls were being made from Libya to rescue vessels.

Organisations involved in rescue operations have rejected accusations of collusion, saying their only concern is to save lives.

Italy is the main route for migrants trying to reach Europe.

Almost 1,000 people are thought to have drowned in waters between Libya and Italy this year, according to the UN refugee agency.

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More News On Claims That Mediterranean Rescue Boats And NGOs Are Colluding With People Smugglers

Italy prosecutor says rescue boats in contact with people smugglers -- Reuters:
Sicily prosecutor probes possible NGOs-smuggler 'contacts' -- AP
Italy prosecutor stirs migrant 'taxis' row with NGOs -- AFP
Refugee death toll passes 1,000 in record 2017 as charities attacked for conducting Mediterranean rescues -- The Independent
Italian prosecutor accuses NGOs of colluding with human traffickers in Libya -- RT


Aizino Smith said...

The NGOs are criminal syndicates. They should be prosecuted as such.

If they go 30 years to life instead of a 6 figure salary, most would cease and desist.

Young Communist said...

This not include the most well and transparent NGO like Save the Children or Doctors Without Border, but migration crisis become a business for someone, as the trial called Mafia Capitale has show.

Profit for few, hell for many, as usual.

Aizino Smith said...


Here you go. Tony Abbott showed how it is done.

The Pope loves washing feet of people, who will blow up Catholics, too much to call for border enforcement.

YC wants to blame anyone other than the Left.