Ms Rackete, was carrying on board 42 rescued migrants when allegedly collided with an Italian police vessel while docking, resulting to her arrest.

For her actions, Carola Rackete had faced up to 10 years in prison on possible charges of endangering the lives of four policemen and separate charges of aiding illegal immigration.

Eventually within days, Carola Rackete has been released from custody, with the regional court setting her free, finding that was "doing her duty, saving human lives" as required by UNCLOS.

In light of the situation, Italy's highest appelate court, the Court of Cassation upheld that decision on Firday 17 January 2020.

...Ms Rackete posted on twitter.