Migrant Rescue Ship Appeals to France for Help

The last charity search-and-rescue ship aiding migrants in the central Mediterranean has had its registration revoked. The Aquarius 2, operated by non-governmental organizations Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranean, is currently at sea and heading for the French port of Marseille. As Henry Ridgwell reports, over 1,600 migrants have died this year making the crossing – and the charities say more lives will now be put at risk.

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