Author: Regina Catrambone

Shocking footage of the so-called Libyan coastguard shooting in the direction of a boat carrying migrants in international waters off Malta is the latest criminal conduct by an entity that, in recent years, has often violated the most fundamental rules of rescue at sea and of human rights law. The latest images, taken in international waters in the central Mediterranean on June 30, are shocking and revolting. The pursuit, the close-range shooting at unarmed migrants, the systematic attempts to ram the boat and the high-speed manoeuvres could have caused a massacre in Maltese SAR waters, where the Libyans conducted their…

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