Libyan coast guard detains German charity rescue boat

The Libyan coast guard has detained two people from the German rescue charity Sea-Eye after they entered the North African country’s territorial waters. Sea-Eye has rescued nearly 4,000 migrants at sea in four months.
Two people from the German rescue charity Sea-Eye were detained after their speedboat entered Libya’s territorial waters from Tunisia without authorization, a spokesperson from the Libyan coast guard told the dpa news agency.
The 11.5 meter (roughly 40-foot) speedboat belongs to the charity Sea-Eye, which uses it in its mission to save migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe.
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