Sea rescue is not a crime: Capt. Carola Rackete released

On June 29, Italian authorities arrested Carola Rackete, the captain of an NGO rescue ship, Sea Watch 3 carrying 42 migrants to the Italian port at Lampedusa.

July 03, 2019 by V. Arun Kumar

On June 29, Italian authorities arrested Carola Rackete, the captain of an NGO rescue ship, Sea Watch 3 carrying 42 migrants to the Italian port at Lampedusa. She was later released by an Italian judge on July 2, as Rackete had not broken the law and she had been carrying out her duty to protect human life.

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