Migrants land in Sicily as ship crew faces uncertain fate

Catania, Italy (AFP) – A charity ship carrying 47 rescued migrants docked in the Sicilian port of Catania yesterday, where the crew feared legal action as Italy’s far-right Interior Minister tries to stop new arrivals. The Dutch-flagged Sea Watch 3, which had been waiting off the coast of Sicily with people it rescued in the Mediterranean on January 19, was finally given permission to anchor in Catania after six other countries agreed to take them in. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin