Asso 28

Special Italian captain gets prison sentence for turning migrants back to Libya

Italian captain gets prison sentence for turning migrants back to Libya

  • The Asso 28 rescued 101 migrants near an oil and gas rig in international waters between Italy and Libya and took them back to Tripoli
  • Five children and five pregnant women were among those saved – prosecutors said that no call had been made to Italy’s Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre
By Francesco Bongarrà ·