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76 desperate migrants jump overboard from charity boat

Migrants jumping from ship

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 ROME (Reuters) – Some 70 migrants jumped overboard from the Spanish rescue ship Open Arms on Thursday, in an attempt to swim to the nearby southern Italian city of Palermo. Those who jumped into the sea, part of a group of more than 270 people, were picked up by Italian coastguard and police ships. The charity …

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Italy declares its own ports ‘unsafe’ to stop migrants arriving

Boatload of migrants

PortandTerminal.com, April 8, 2020 Italian ports cannot be considered safe because of the coronavirus epidemic and will not let charity refugee boats dock, the government has ruled. ROME, ITALY – The Italian government has declared its own seaports “unsafe” due to the coronavirus pandemic, and will not authorise the landing of migrant rescue boats until the end of the emergency. …

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