Sea Watch 1: Monitoring Dirty Deals

In Autumn 2015, Sea-Watch began a maritime rescue operation with speedboats off the coast of Lesbos, Greece. In just five months, we were able to save around 4,000 people from drowning. After the EU-Turkey deal in March 2016, the numbers of refugees declined sharply, so we reduced our engagement to observing the situation and put our…

Sailing in Solidarity

Photo: Moritz Richter We will never forget the first operational day of the #IUVENTA: the sight of the ship with more than 400 people on board, whom we had saved in a joint, not uncomplicated, mission. The young crew were thrown straight in the deep end. Since then a lot has happened, Jugend Rettet e.V.…