Spanish humanitarian ship Open Arms has 147 rescued people on board

Spanish humanitarian ship Open Arms headed for the Italian island of Lampedusa with 147 rescued migrants on board after a judge in Rome suspended far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini’s decree banning them from Italy’s territorial waters.

The Proactiva Open Arms charity which operates the ship said it would not try to force entry to Lampedusa port, as another rescue vessel, the Sea-Watch 3, did in June, prompting its seizure and the arrest of its captain.

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