The Hellenic Coastguard is systematically performing brutal pushbacks to Turkey on a daily basis. Meanwhile, European states have failed to condemn those illegal practices. It is apparent that Mare Liberum or other civil actors that are reporting about those crimes against people on the move are unwanted and will most likely face repression in a politically motivated attempt to silence critical voices.
Aus den Niederlanden ist ein Flugzeug nach Lesbos gestartet, um Geflüchtete direkt in die Niederlande zu holen. Die Initiative wird von zivilgesellschaftlichen Gruppen getragen. Das Flugzeug wurde im griechischen Luftraum gestoppt und zur Landung in Athen gezwungen.
We call on those in solidarity with people on the move to raise awareness of and to protest against the crimes against humanity that are perpetrated on a daily basis in the Aegean.
‚We are tired of telling shipwreck survivors and victims of torture in Libya that there is nothing we can do for them. We are tired of seeing people losing their lives at sea, and of seeing that nobody cares. We
Maritime Authorities REFUSED two members of Mediterranea Saving Humans’ Rescue Team (a rescue paramedic and a search and rescue expert) PERMISSION to embark the Mare Jonio.
Amnesty international veröffentlicht am 24.09.2020 einen Bericht über informelle Lager in Libyen und die dortige massenhafte Praxis des „Verschwindenlassens“ Tausender Boat-people, die die sogenannte libysche Küstenwache abgefangen und nach Libyen zurückgebracht hat.
The Iuventa ran hundreds of missions to save migrants from drowning off the coast of Libya. But after Europe cracked down on migration, its crew found themselves facing prosecution
76 Boat-people stürzen sich von Rettungsschiff. Auf dem Rettungsschiff „Open Arms“ mit rund 280 Migranten wird die Lage immer verzweifelter.
After days spent collecting testimonies from survivors, speaking to relatives of the missing people and cross-checking all the information we had gathered about boats in distress, we can now confirm that at least four shipwrecks took place in the central Mediterranean between 17 and 20 August.
At least 45 people including five children died earlier this week in the worst shipwreck reported so far this year off Libya’s coast, according to the United Nations.