Migrant rescue vessel Aquarius 2 | Credit: Maud Veith/SOS Mediterranee
Migrant rescue vessel Aquarius 2 | Credit: Maud Veith/SOS Mediterranee

Human rights groups have accused Italy of reaching a new low when it comes to its approach to refugees and migrants after allegedly putting pressure on Panama to revoke the flag it granted the Aquarius migrant rescue ship to operate in the Mediterranean. Italy's populist government has passed a controversial anti-migrant decree aimed at immigrants in Italy. Megan Williams has the latest from Rome.

Author: Megan Williams

First published: September 28, 2018

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