United4Med requests immediate solution for Spanish fishing vessel. First person already evacuated, more to follow without a Port of Safety: Europe needs to save them now

The people on board the fishing vessel Nostra Madre di Loreto are in critical condition. The ships of Mediterranea and Open Arms, on site for several hours, asked Malta for an immediate evacuation of one of the survivors who was at that point already in a state of unconsciousness. At late hour, a Maltese helicopter…

Humanitarian fleet #United4Med strongly asks Europe to open its ports to people rescued by the fishing boat Nuestra Madre de Loreto and condemns Spanish negotiations with Libya

Since the 23rd of November 12 people are stranded out at sea after they had been rescued out of maritime distress onto the Spanish fishing boat Nuestra Madre de Loreto. Open Arms, Sea Watch and Mediterranea condemn European Union country’s negotiations with Libya to return those people, as this would be a violation of international…

Manifesto

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy”. Martin Luther King Migration is neither a problem to be solved nor an unnatural movement to be stopped. Migration is a fact and it has been so since…

Sea-Watch 3 leaves Malta

The Sea-Watch 3 was cleared to leave Malta after 3 month of unlawful detention to undergo repairs and refits in a Spanish shipyard and left Valetta port this morning, 7 am local time. Meanwhile the deathrate on the central mediterranean is at record high. The Dutch-flagged, 50-meter rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 had been blocked from…