Publications

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  • CIVIL FLEET: OVER A YEAR OF OPERATION TIME LOST!

    SOS Humanity In conjunction with the new law which it passed in January 2023, the far-right Italian government has been systematically assigning distant ports for disembarkation to rescue ships for over a year, in order to actively hinder their work. As this clearly violates EU and international law, in April 2023, several SAR NGOs filed […]

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  • FEBRUARY 2024

    1 February Humanity 1 spots an overcrowded wooden boat with 64 people. Survivors are brought on board and the distant port of Marina di Carrara, 1.200 kilometers away, is assigned. The NGO vessel notified relevant authorities of distress case, including Libyan Coast Guard, which had a vessel a few nautical miles away that never attempted […]

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  • JANUARY 2024

    3 January Open Arms rescues two boats adrift with 6 and 52 people on board, one of which first contacted the AlarmPhone for assistance. After disembarkation in Salerno two days later, a 17 and 20-year-old are arrested, accused of having facilitated illegal entry into national territory. 11 January Geo Barents rescues 37 people on an […]

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  • EFFECTS OF EXTERNALISATION IN TUNISIA

    Racism, Ordeal of Migrants and No End in Sight by migration-control.info Extreme violence and an openly racist policy against Black people have been ongoing in Tunisia for more than a year now. The already existing racism in Tunisia escalated in the beginning of 2023, catalysed by a racist and discriminatory speech against people on the […]

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  • ITALY: THE CURSE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT AND THE FLOWING WATER, THE PERMANENT ELECTION CAMPAIGN AND THE VIOLENCE OF THE BORDER

     By Mediterranea Saving Humans Some communication expert should advise the Italian government to avoid triumphalist announcements about “reduced landings”: as was the case in 2022 then promptly in 2023, every time a minister in the Meloni government publicly claims fewer arrivals in Italy, the facts disprove him within days. This was also the case in […]

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  • DECEMBER 2023

    1 December In the afternoon, the Geo Barrents rescues 44 people from 2 fiberglass boats in distress. Among the survivors there are 4 children less than 3 years old, 4 women and several unaccompanied minors. 3 December Administrative detention for the rescue ship Humanity 1 after disembarkation in Crotone of 200 shipwrecked people rescued in […]

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  • NOVEMBER 2023

    3 November Ocean Viking assists a boat in distress in the Ionian Sea. During the night, 75 men, women & children are rescued from a sailing boat that departed from Izmir, Turkey. The MSF team rescues 29 men and one unaccompanied minor from a fiberglass boat in distress in the Libyan SAR zone. Bari is […]

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  • CALL FOR A DECENTALIZED COMMEMORACTION

    February 6, 2024 – Tenth anniversary Global day of struggle against the deadly border regime and to demand truth, justice and reparation for victims of migration and their families. Private Memorial in Tangier. Source: Alarm Phone On February 6, 2014 more than 200 people left from the Moroccan coast and tried to reach Tarajal beach, […]

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  • REPEAL OF THE “ANTI-MIGRATION” LAW 2015-036 IN NIGER

    On 25 November 2023, General Abdourahamane Tiani, the President of the “Conseil National pour la Sauvegarde de la Patrie (CNSP)”, the body that has been running the government in Niger since the coup d’état on 26 July 2023, signed an order repealing the law 2015-036 on the “smuggling of migrants.” All judgements handed down since […]

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  • A GRAVE INJUSTICE: ATTORNEY GENERAL FILES BILL OF INDICTMENT AGAINST THE EL HIBLU 3

    By the Coalition for the El Hiblu 3 The Attorney General of Malta has issued a Bill of Indictment against Abdalla, Amara, and Kader, also known as the El Hiblu 3. They have been wrongly charged with a long list of serious crimes which could carry life imprisonment. We are aggrieved and angry that the […]

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