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MSF Sea 2h
BREAKING: Italian maritime authorities have assigned as place of safety for the 182 survivors onboard . That on the eve before leaders meet in , opens a port to people rescued at sea, is a sign of hope that deadly policies can be reverted
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MSF Sea 7h
UPDATE: Six days since the first men, women & children onboard were rescued from the , has renewed its request for a place of safety to & . The disembarkation of these 182 vulnerable people trapped at sea cannot be delayed any further.
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MSF Sea 14h
UPDATE: It is a stormy morning on the central sea. For the 182 vulnerable people onboard , conditions are cramped as they seek shelter from the driving rain, condemned to uncertainty as member states appear ambivalent to their fate.
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MSF Sea Sep 21
“When I opened my eyes last night, I thought I was still dreaming. I said, 'If I am dreaming, please, I don't want to wake up: we cannot go back to that suffering.” - A mother of four children now onboard , who tried to escape from across the sea three times.
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MSF Sea Sep 21
UPDATE: 14 of those left onboard are small children. The youngest is just 8 days old: half her life has now been spent on a rescue ship. Many have been held in detention centers, exposed to violence & uncertainty. Europe, delaying their disembarkation is inhumane.
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MSF Sea Sep 20
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governments must stop these prolonged delays and ad-hoc petty negotiations, and set up AS A MATTER OF URGENCY a mechanism for all those rescued in the sea.
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MSF Sea Sep 20
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This shameful decision to leave the remaining rescued people - who are all fleeing from - demonstrates the discriminatory, arbitrary & inhumane nature of a system which continues to prioritise political gameplay above human lives and dignity.
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MSF Sea Sep 20
UPDATE: has been instructed to transfer 35 people rescued in the Maltese rescue region yesterday to a Maltese military vessel. 182 survivors from other rescues -incl. a newborn, children & pregnant woman - remain stranded on board, with no place of assigned.
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MSF Sea Sep 20
UPDATE: Libyan maritime authorities provided no alternative to Khoms for the disembarkation of vulnerable people rescued by . Request of a Place of Safety for all 218 survivors now onboard - rescued in four separate operations - has been made to and .
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MSF Sea Sep 19
🔴 A man was killed upon disembarkation in after being intercepted at sea and forced back to , reports. is not a safe place for those attempting to flee.
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MSF Sea Sep 19
BREAKING: 36 people have been rescued from a wooden boat in distress in intl. waters by & teams as darkness fell. This last operation was coordinated by Maltese maritime authorities & brings to 218 the total number of survivors onboard .
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MSF Sea Sep 19
UPDATE Last night 120 people intercepted by the Libyan Coast Guard were disembarked in naval base. Over 495 vulnerable people attempting to flee have been intercepted & forcibly returned over the past 5 days, teams on land in and reported.
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MSF Sea Sep 18
BREAKING: the has just rescued 73 people, including women & children, from a very overcrowded rubber boat in distress. Several were soaked with fuel. The operation that took place 29NM off the coast of just before sunset could easily have turned critical.
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MSF Sea Sep 18
UPDATE: After requesting a place of safety, Libyan maritime authorities have assigned , for the disembarkation of the 109 men, women & children rescued on Tuesday. Libya is not a place of safety, as consistently stated by . requested an alternative
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MSF Sea Sep 17
UPDATE: Another empty wreck of a rubber boat has just been spotted from the bridge of the ; adrift without an engine, in a sea of life-jackets. This is testimony to at least a third interception and forced return of people fleeing from in less than 24 hours.
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MSF Sea Sep 17
BREAKING: In a 2nd operation today, & teams have just completed the rescue of a rubber boat in distress. Many of the 61 survivors are being treated by medics for fuel inhalation. This brings the total number of rescued people onboard to 109.
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MSF Sea Sep 17
BREAKING: & teams have just rescued 48 people from a wooden boat in distress, 53 NM from the coast of . Women, very young children & a newborn are among the survivors now safely onboard the Viking, now heading to investigate another possible case.
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MSF Sea Sep 17
“I struggle to find the right words because none can convey the sheer misery and inhumanity of a situation that in Europe is frankly unbelievable,” our advocacy manager Sophie McCann describing the awful conditions in center in
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MSF Sea Sep 17
Two years on, Asia is no closer to ending its worst crisis in decades says 's Beatrice Lau. plight worse than ever. Southeast Asia should show stronger leadership! via
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MSF Sea Sep 17
Spotted by this morning, evidence of another likely interception by Libyan Coast Guard: a blue rubber boat, drifting without an engine, 70NM off the coast of . The only signs of people once onboard were the discarded clothes and empty water bottles left behind.
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