Migrant-rescue boat Open Arms released by Italian authorities

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Prosecutors still looking into whether captain and mission coordinator should face trial

Italian authorities have released a migrant-rescue boat that has been impounded for almost a month but are still investigating two of its crew on suspicion of enabling illegal immigration.

The Open Arms – which is operated by the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms and has rescued more than 5,000 people from the Mediterranean over the past three years – was seized on 19 March after it docked in the Sicilian port of Pozzallo with 218 migrants onboard.

Related: ‘My crew saved 218 migrants from drowning – so why are we the enemy?’

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