Yesterday some citizens delivered a petition to the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Palermo. The ship was moved during the day. It is currently on route to the Porto Empedocle dock now, the dock where there was also the Cap Anamur 7 years ago. Nearby there is also “Moby Fantasy" that has returned from Sardinia. 100 Tunisians have been expelled from the Airport of Palermo since yesterday, with two flights from Mistral air and Dubrovnik Air.
If the prison ship Moby Vincent stays docked at Porto Empedocle it will be a “Collection Centre” for any new landings that may come into light in the next few weeks, after the declaration of Lampedusa by the Home Office, as an “unsafe port”. The reality is that the Home Office decision to transfer the Moby Vincent with 120 people still on board to Port Empedocle, represents the worsening of serious procedural violations perpetrated against the migrants detained on board the prison ship. They try to give some legitimacy to this scandalous operation, by involving the humanitarian organizations present in
We hope that nobody provides alibis for the choices made by the MP Maroni, who is exhibiting the discriminatory Italian Politics regarding immigration for all of
Fulvio Vassallo Paleologo