A fisherman who rescued 47 people after a migrant boat sank off the coast of Lampedusa, Italy, says coastguards stopped him saving more people. He claims rescue workers refused to take people from his full boat so he rescue more, because it was against their protocol. More than 300 people are thought to have died in the disaster

Lampedusa boat sinking: fishermen ‘prevented’ from rescuing migrants – video | World news | theguardian.com

See previous posts about the ongoing tragedy in Lapedusa, Italy:

And here a post about the “corporate practices” (i.e. protocols) that rule the administration of migrant lives in Europe. These “protocols” place corporate “efficiency” above human life.

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