The humanitarian crisis at Europe’s borders demands a humanitarian answer. Share the demands of our network for a humane migration policy with your family, friends, local politicians on World Refugee Day! PREFACE All the demands we outline here – as NGOs involved in alleviating suffering and rescuing persons in distress in the Mediterranean –…Details
The Blog follows Sea-Watch in its mission across the Mediterranean Sea, reporting on the latest news regarding operations and activities of Sea-Watch, in the context of the current humanitarian crisis at sea.
Such platform represents as well the link of Sea-Watch with Human Rights at Sea (HRAS), a charity offering independent research, investigation and advocacy for maritime human rights.
The Blog is curated by Giorgia Linardi, HRAS intern as well as Sea-Watch legal adviser and representative. Giorgia participated to missions in both the Central and Eastern Mediterranean as part of the coordinating team in Lesvos and Lampedusa and as crew member.
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The European Union has dedicated itself to keeping migrants at arm’s length – whatever the price. The central Mediterranean is the setting for this policy of isolation, which has already claimed the lives of 1,808 people this year alone. Without civil sea rescue organisations like Sea-Watch, the death toll at the borders of Europe would…Details
How do Sea-Watch activists prepare for a mission? Media coordinator Theresa tried to find out – and discovered all sorts of answers. One thing is for sure: you can never be fully prepared for the uncertainty of a humanitarian crisis at sea… This is what a sailor’s suitcase looks like: Peter, the mechanic, has…Details
Für eine Minute soll es totenstill werden vor dem Berliner Hauptbahnhof. In sechs Tagen werden wir der mehr als 10.000 Menschen gedenken, die in den letzten drei Jahren auf ihrer Flucht nach Europa ums Leben gekommen sind. Gemeinsam mit einem breiten Bündnis von kirchlichen und nichtkirchlichen Organisationen stehen wir auf gegen das Sterben im Mittelmeer: Am…Details
Sea-Watch has demanded of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to extend the ongoing investigation of human rights violations in Libya to the activities of the Libyan Coast Guard. Most concerning is the forced return of migrants to Libya, documented by Sea-Watch yet again in an incident last week which constitutes a violation…Details