Survivors state unspeakable conditions in Libya after being intercepted and pulled back: Sea-Watch condemns the EU policy facilitating forcible returns to Libya

After a complex rescue operation far out in international waters on Saturday, 94 people were rescued and brought to a safe place of disembarkation by Sea-Watch 3. Some of the survivors report multiple attempts to leave Libya by boat, all state outrageous conditions in Libya. When the Libyan Coast Guard arrived on scene, mandated by…


Updates on the situation in the Mediterranean

In recent days and weeks, events came thick and fast on Europe’s deadliest sea border in terms of civil rescue at sea, and a number of landmark decisions are imminent. For this reason we make a summary of recent developments in the Mediterranean. The most important developments: Sea-Watch saves more than 300 people, rescue shows…


Sea-Watch parte in missione nonostante gli ostacoli al soccorso in mare

La nave di soccorso Sea-Watch 3 è partita in mattinata per una nuova missione nel Mediterraneo Centrale. Sea-Watch è sempre più preoccupata per i recenti sviluppi in mare, dove il nuovo ruolo attribuito alla Guardia Costiera Libica risulta in maggiori respingimenti e rende difficoltose le operazioni, mettendo a rischio innanzitutto le persone soccorse, ma anche…