Migrant rescue boat goes to aid of anti-migrant vessel

This file photo taken on August 05, 2017 shows a banner that reads, 'Stop Human Trafficking' attached to the side of the C-Star vessel as it sails in the Mediterranean Sea, 20 nautic miles off the Libyan coast. The C-Star, is a vessel chartered by a group of European far-right activists opposed to migrants. The activists' "Defend Europe" scheme was launched by anti-immigration campaigners from France, Italy and Germany who raised 170,000 euros ($200,000) via crowd-funding to hire the vessel. AFP

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 12, 2017, on page 10.




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