Italy’s former far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini is on trial, charged with kidnapping refugees after he prevented 131 people from disembarking from a coastguard ship in 2019. Italian PM Giuseppe Conte has also been summoned to testify at the trial.
Italian coastguard evacuated 49 people but almost 400 others rescued in the Mediterranean are still waiting
An Italian coastguard patrol ship arrived at the port of #Lampedusa carrying 49 migrants and a deceased person. They’d been evacuated from the #Banksy-funded rescue boat ‘Louise Michel’, which was stranded off #Malta ’s coast after taking more than 200 people aboard.
The Italian coastguard sent help to a rescue boat funded by street artist Banksy after the vessel issued urgent pleas for assistance, saying it was stranded and overloaded with migrants.
The Italian coastguard has been working for days to free a massive sperm whale caught in an abandoned fishing net
The Italian coastguard has been trying for days to free a massive sperm whale after it was spotted struggling to free itself from a fishing net
A refugee child was alone when rescued by the Italian coastguard. 5 months later, she was reunited with her mother.
Italian coastguard find 2 more bodies after #NormanAtlantic fire, bringing death toll to 7