proactiva open arms

Matteo Salvini with his lawyer Giulia Bongiorno, during a break in the hearing of the Open Arms trial in the bunker hall of Ucciardone, caused by a technical failure, May 13, 2022 | ANSA
A migrant aboard the Open Arms prays during the morning off Lampedusa Island in southern Italy, August 19, 2019 | Photo: EPA/Francisco Gentico
A member of NGO Proactiva Open Arms gives instructions to migrants on a wooden boat as they wait for the Italian coast guard near the island of Lampedusa on September 1, 2021 | Photo: Juan Medina/REUTERS
A group of 30 migrants on the Open arms that reached Porto Empedocle (Ag), from Lampedusa, on the Sansovino ship, August 23, 2019 | Photo: ANSA/PASQUALE CLAUDIO MONTANA LAMPO
Matteo Salvini at a pess conference in Palermo after local judges decided to indict him in the Open Arms trial. The former interior minister is accused of kidnapping 147 migrants who were aboard the Open Arms in August 2019 | Photo: Igor Petyx/Kontrolab/picture-alliance
The Open Arms vessel had been at sea for five days | Source: Screenshot from Open Arms
Migrants on board an overcrowded rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea, prior to being rescued by Open Arms, on February 12, 2021 | Photo: Bruno Thevenin/picture-alliance/dpa/AP
Snapshot of a video produced by the New York Times about the fatal attempt of migrants to cross the Mediterranean in November 2017. A Libyan coast guard vessel is seen in the top left corner | Credit: New York Times/Sea-Watch
Migrants on board a rubber dinghy reach out to crew members of the Open Arms, February 12, 2021 | Photo: picture alliance/dpa/AP | Bruno Thevenin
League leader Matteo Salvini talks to reporters in Palermo, Sicily, on January 9, 2021. The League was in the bunker hall of the Ucciardone prison in Palermo for the preliminary hearing against him over the Open Arms case | Photo: ANSA/ IGOR PETYX
Archive: The ship Open Arms in Trapani, Italy, 14 November 2020 | Photo: ANSA/CARMELO IMBESI
Migrants from Eritrea, Egypt, Syria and Sudan are assisted by aid workers of the Spanish NGO Open Arms, after fleeing Libya on board a wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea on January 2, 2021 | Joan Mateu/AP Photo