Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee on Malta’s violation of rights

Together with the Border Violence Monitoring Network, Sea-Watch has submitted a joint report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee regarding Malta’s continued violation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The report concludes that despite ratifying the ICCPR, the continued illegal pushback of refugees carried out by Maltese authorities or third parties…

This criminalization kills!

Ships are detained, our airplane Moonbird grounded, and our activists are being intimidated. Together with the humanitarian NGOs Doctors Without Borders, Sea-Eye, Mare Liberum, Mediterranea, SMH (Salvamento Marítimo Humanitario), ProActiva Open Arms, Alarm Phone and RESQSHIP we condemn the ongoing criminalization of our work. We stand in solidarity with people on the move. Together we…