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'Saving Lives Is Not a Crime': Captain of Refugee Rescue Ship Arrested in Italy, Faces Up to 10 Years in Prison
"This is clearly one of those examples when legality is a matter of power, and not a matter of justice. She should've been welcomed with honors."
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Captain Pia Klemp in 2017. News
'Sea Rescues Have Been Criminalized' as German Boat Captain Faces 20 Years in Prison For Saving Refugees
"We have only followed international law, especially the law of the sea, where the highest priority is to save people from distress."
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'We Will Not Be Complicit': Protesting Assault on Yemen, Italian Dock Workers Refuse to Load Saudi Weapons Vessel
"No EU state should be making the deadly decision to authorize the transfer or transit of arms to a conflict where there is a clear risk they will be used in war crimes."
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Female Leaders Warn Against Global Rise of Autocratic 'Strongmen' and Attack on Women's Rights
"We seek to underscore that the risk posed by policies that seek to halt and erode gender equality is a risk not only to women, but also to all of humanity."
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'Europe Condemns People to Drown' by Forcing MSF Ship to Cease Migrant Rescue Missions
"Not only has Europe failed to provide search and rescue capacity, it has also actively sabotaged others' attempts to save lives."
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'We Are Not Robots': Amazon Workers Across Europe Walk Out on Black Friday Over Low Wages and 'Inhuman Conditions'
Amazon CEO "Jeff Bezos is the richest bloke on the planet; he can afford to sort this out," says a U.K. union leader
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Spain Offers Safe Port After 'Completely Inhuman' Italy and Malta Refuse Ship of 600+ Refugees Rescued at Sea
Affirming "obligation to help avoid a humanitarian catastrophe," Spain opens port to vessel carrying 123 unaccompanied minors, seven pregnant women, 15 people with chemcial burns, and several others recovering from hypothermia
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Thousands of women protest in a demonstration 'Obiezione Respinta' organized by 'Non una di meno' movement to remember the 194 law after 40 years, on Saturday, May 26, 2018 in Rome, Italy. News
Thousands of Italian Women March Across Country. Demand: 'My Body, My Choice'
'40 years on from the passing of Law 194, there is still a long road ahead of us'
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'Amazing News': Rights Groups Celebrate After Italy Bans Use of Circus Animals
Advocates for animal welfare praised the Italian parliament while calling on other nations, including the United States, to follow suit
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Other G7 Leaders Plow Ahead After Trump Throws 'Tantrum' Over Climate Accord
In addition to stymying action on fossil fuels, Trump also 'forced the Italian prime minister Paulo Gentiloni to shred plans for an ambitious statement stressing the plight of migrants'
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