Italys interior minister chose not to enable 177 migrants to leave coastguard vessel in Catania
Italian district attorneys have actually opened an examination into the unlawful detention of 177 migrants onboard a coastguard vessel that the minister of the interior, Matteo Salvini , chooses not to permit to land.
The Ubaldo Diciotti has actually been docked for 48 hours at the port of Catania, Sicily, however most of the migrants have actually not been enabled to disembark without having warranties from Brussels on their circulation to other nations.
The examination, carried out by the district attorney of the city of Agrigento, was introduced versus “unknowns” however it is clear that if the magistrates were to proceed with a judicial case, Salvini would wind up under examination, being the only one accountable for the landing restriction.
“I heard that the district attorney’s workplace in Agrigento has actually opened an examination,” stated Salvini in a current video on Facebook Live.
“I likewise heard that the suspects are ‘unidentified’ at the minute. I’m not unidentified. My name is Matteo Salvini , I’m the minister of the interior. Begin, attempt me too, I’m here.”
The Ubaldo Diciotti docked on Monday night in the port of Catania however the 177 migrants onboard, consiste em 29 unaccompanied minors, were declined authorisation to disembark.
The ship got 190 individuals on 15 August from an overcrowded boat about 17 nautical miles from the Italian island of Lampedusa. Thirteen of them were left for emergency situation medical treatment.
Rome firmly insisted that Malta must take the group due to the fact that the boat very first gone through its search-and-rescue location, however Valletta declined, declaring individuals wished to reach Italy.
When questioned by the Italian authorities, a 13 individuals left declared the Maltese had actually accompanied them outdoors Malta’s search-and-rescue zone.
On Monday afternoon, depois de 3 days of settlements, Italy’s transportation minister, Danilo Toninelli, tweeted: “The Diciotti ship will dock in Catania.”
Contudo, quickly later on, Salvini’s press officer stated the interior minister had actually “not provided and will not offer the authorisation for the migrants to disembark till he is guaranteed that the 177 migrants will go somewhere else”, disallowing Italy’s own coastguards from landing the migrants.
On Wednesday afternoon, district attorneys in Agrigento checked out the ship and questioned the captain and numerous migrants.
“There are migrants onboard plainly impacted by scabies,” stated the primary district attorney, Luigi Patronaggio. “They need immediate medical help. The scenario onboard is important.”
Following the magistrates’ check out, Salvini authorised on Wednesday night for the 29 unaccompanied minors to disembark, however made it clear he would not authorise the landing of the staying 148 asylum applicants onboard “unless Europe actions in”.
Fonte do artigo: http://www.theguardian.com/us