The captain of a refugee ship, the Dresden, the auxiliary organization's Mission Lifeline, has been convicted in Malta to a monetary penalty. Claus-Peter Reisch had to pay 10'000 euros to local charities, with the shared Mission Lifeline on Tuesday after the verdict.
was a prison sentence Reisch convicted. The captain in the Bavarian town of Landsberg am Lech, had saved last June, with the ship in "Lifeline", more than 230 refugees off the Libyan coast of the Mediterranean sea. He was accused of does not have a properly registered boat controlled.
for Days, the ship was blocked, the fleet under the Dutch flag. It was only allowed to invest in Malta, after several EU countries had promised to take the refugees. Private Maritime search and rescue saw behind the legal investigation, a political campaign, to complicate the rescue of migrants and the criminalisation of NGOs.
Video: Lifeline reached the port of Malta On-Board 233 migrants were. (Video by Reuters) (aru/sda)
Created: 14.05.2019, 11:36 PM