We save lives.
Voices from the sea
In our own words - refugees tell their stories
Testimony collected 15.06.2018 Ahmed, 20 from Sudan I was beaten with an iron bar and then with rubber, while the men filmed and laughed at me. They were filming to force my family back home for money, for my freedom. They kept sending videos and images of them beating me daily, demanding more and more… more
In May, a new European Parliament will be elected. We used this opportunity to review the most important milestones regarding sea rescue operations in the Mediterranean and appeal to all EU politicians: “Be humane! Safe lives at sea! Respect the law!”
First episode of our series #RespectLawOfTheSea
In the second episode of our series on #RespectLawOfTheSea on the occasion of the European elections, we explain the legal basis for assigning a “Place of Safety” for those rescued in the Mediterranean. Libya is not a safe place! We call on all MEPs to abide by the law. Stand up for people to disembark in a safe place after being rescued at sea.
A powerful video made in September 2017, portraying the life-saving work of European NGO SOS MEDITERRANEE.