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Vigilante ship C STAR is under way according to AIS

Aug. 12, 2017 at 07:50 by Mikhail Voytenko in Opinion

Vigilante ship C STAR of Defend Europe Organization, slated by nearly all media as “hard-right” racists and fascists, hit the world news headlines again, after she suffered engine failure and started to drift in the morning Aug 11 off Libyan coast. News are rather confused, but taking it all, it looks like C STAR didn’t ask for assistance, she was spotted drifting by a patrol plane and reported as distressed to MRCC Rome. C STAR notified vessels in the area that she’s not under command. In accordance with the book, MRCC directed to C STAR nearest ship, which happened to be the SEA EYE (Callsign:PA3481), one of those migrant rescue ships, which Defend Europe vowed to monitor, and prevent their migrant-taxi activities. C STAR refused SEA EYE assistance, and according to AIS, she restarted engine and was under way as of evening Aug 11.

Comment:
Media’s jubilant coverage of C STAR mishap leaves an impression, that it’s something akin to a D-Day or Nazi capitulation. If you want a bias example, an epitome of prejudice, here’s one. C STAR didn’t ever do anything illegal or criminal, their clearly stated intentions aim at curbing illegal trafficking by monitoring “humanitarian” rescue ships. If we take a look at the apple of the eye of major media, at all those numerous humanitarian organizations, we’ll see a very different story. They’re deeply engaged in criminal activities by assisting illegal trafficking, they facilitate migrants disasters at sea by the very fact of their “rescue operations”, inspiring hope in hundreds of thousands of people from Middle East and Africa, that the deadly journey they’re about to undertake will bring them to the “promised land” of Europe.
If “Defend Europe” is “far-right”, pro-migrant organizations and supporting them media are then, “crazy-left”. They resemble monkeys or idiots, adding fuel to fire, which is about to engulf their home, and happily dancing around the fire.
By the way, the banners festooning C STAR like that one on photo, don’t say “Sink’Em All”, their main message is “Stop illegal migrant trafficking” – and with that, stop the conveyer of deaths. Who’re “bad hombres” there, those who’re trying to stop the deadly trafficking scheme, or those who’re facilitating it.

Vigilante ship C STAR is under way according to AIS

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