Monitoring Moria

During our Monitoring Mission in the Aegean Sea, the Sea-Watch crew has put special attention on the so-called HotSpots. This article gathers reports about the dramatic situation in the biggest of these camps: Moria, Lesbos. We urge the Greek government to close down the prison-like camps and transfer people to the mainland before winter is…

Greece, take action! #OPEN THE ISLANDS

Open the islands – No more dead from cold Lesvos, Kos, Chios, Crete, Rhodes, Kalymnos, Nisyros, Athens, Thessaloniki, Berlin, 12.10.2017 Together with over 40 solidarity groups and organizations active on the Greek islands and mainland, we are calling for urgent action from the Greek local and national authorities to prevent more refugees from dying in…

A gleam of hope in the Aegean

The EU-Turkey-Deal crumbles: More and more refugees reach Greece via the Mediterranean again. The inhabitants of a small island at Europe’s borders show the world what it takes to turn a “crisis” in something positive. By Bob Jones Leros – a sleepy little island. Abandoned buildings around the harbor give the impression of a ghost…

Sea-Watch at Mediterranean Migration Movements Conference in Tunis

Conference Report of the Mediterranean Migration Movements Conference in Tunis, 23.09.17 by Daniel Achterberg, Head of Mission #Moonbird People from European countries gathered with speakers from Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt and Libya at a conference organized by Watch the Med/ Alarmphone in Tunis last weekend. Sea-Watch activists expressed their view on realities and challenges of…