Statement: Support for a co-ordinated Humanitarian Search and Rescue operation is denied

Does the Turkish Coast Guard hold responsibility for the deaths of two persons at sea? Sea-Watch, ProActiva/Open Arms, Human Rights at Sea, CADUS and WatchTheMed Alarmphone demand an independent investigation of a fatal distress case that occurred on 19.03.2016 in the Aegean SeaOn the 12th of May 2016, a Joint Statement by Sea-Watch, ProActiva Open Arms, WatchTheMed Alarm Phone, Human…

SEA-WATCH AIR starts mission!

Sea-Watch launches an airplane for airial reconnossaince in the Central Med, extending its humanitarian rescue operation in a new cooperation with Humaitarion Pilot Initiative (HPI) as Sea-Watch Air. The catastrophic conditions for refugees call for a more effecient rescue efforts and the use of air survaillance. It will allow us a broader scan of the…

Report April 27th 2016

Boat 1: 112 people including 60 women, pregnant women and children Boat 2: 120 people Everyone was rescued. After handing out life vests and assessment by our medics they were transferred to Italian Navy. They are now brought to Italy. Crew is happy but exhausted and got now back to patrolling for more refugee boats.