Italy Seizes NGO Rescue Boat in Lampedusa Italian authorities on Wednesday impounded a German NGO’s migrant rescue boat on suspicion of facilitating illegal immigration, police said. The IUVENTA, operated by the Jugend Rettet organisation, was “preventatively” detained on the Italian island of Lampedusa on the orders of Ambrogio Cartosio, chief prosecutor in the western Sicilian …

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