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
People continue to flee from violence and lack of opportunities in Libya and their home countries this winter, taking the Mediterranean to escape. In order to make sure that people are saved from drowning at sea, we have been operating non-stop with our rescue vessel “Aquarius” since the launch of our operations in February 2016.
A powerful video made in September 2017, portraying the life-saving work of European NGO SOS MEDITERRANEE.