Tag: sea rescue
JudgmentsOpposing deportation to Lybia is not a crime: the Vos Thalassa case (Cass. 15869/22)
Rescue operations at sea which result in the return of survivors to Libya constitute a breach of the principle of non-refoulement and violate the rights of the people rescued who…
JudgmentsCarola Rackete's arrest was unlawful: saving people is a duty (Cass. 6626/20)
Entering Italian territorial waters with rescued migrants aboard the ship without prior authorisation is not a crime, Rackete acted in compliance with the duty to rescue.