Rackete upheld rescue duty - top court

In forcing way through naval blockade

(ANSA) - Rome, February 20 - Sea Watch captain Carola Rackete of Germany did her duty in landing rescued migrants at Lampedusa last summer, the supreme Court of Cassation said Thursday in explaining its rejection of a plea to arrest her for allegedly forcing her way through a naval blockade ordered by former interior minister and nationalist League leader Matteo Salvini.
   

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