Group sus­pends res­cue ac­tiv­ity in Mediter­ranean:

The Washington Post Sunday - - THE WORLD -

Doc­tors With­out Borders says it is tem­po­rar­ily sus­pend­ing the ac­tiv­ity of its res­cue ship be­cause of al­leged threats from Libya’s coast guard, which has be­come more ag­gres­sive in pa­trolling the shore­line where hu­man traf­fick­ers launch their boats. The group said the res­cue co­or­di­na­tion cen­ter op­er­ated by Italy’s coast guard had in­formed it that the Libyan threats pose a se­cu­rity risk. The group added that Libyan au­thor­i­ties de­clared their own res­cue area.

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