The director of the Spanish charity Open Arms Oscar Camps that helps to rescue migrants believes that the trial had no political bias.
“Saving people isn't a crime, but an obligation not only by captains but by the entire state,” Oscar Camps told journalists outside the courtroom.
The prosecutor called Conte and the current Minister of Internal Affairs Luciana Lamorgese and Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio as the witnesses in the court.
In August 2019 a group of migrants wasn’t allowed to leave the Spanish private ship Open Arms for six days. Meanwhile, the people were forced to stay in dire conditions without the toilet, food, and drinking water in hot weather.