Entries by Sea-Eye

“Why are we doing this?”

This question was asked by Jan Ribbeck, vice chairman of Sea-Eye, at the christening of the SEA-EYE 4. In his answer he had the mission of our association firmly in mind.

“I’m really angry with Europe!”

Michael Schwickart from United4Rescue explains in his speech at the christening of SEA-EYE 4 why he is angry with Europe and why we all have to convert our anger into energy in order to rescue people from distress at sea, wherever Europe is not fulfilling its duty to do so.

“All I want is to be free.”

Sophie, a crew member of the first ALAN KURDI rescue mission, recalls how she found Alpha Jor Barry, today’s patron of the SEA-EYE 4, between two storms on the high seas.

Survivor Christens Sea-Eye Rescue Ship

Alpha was rescued by the ALAN KURDI two years ago. Now he is christening the SEA-EYE 4 and hopes that it can help as many people as possible. Bundestag Vice President Claudia Roth speaks of a great day for human rights.

Refugees tortured and maltreated in Malta

Horrifying reports give evidence of human rights violations in Maltese detention centers. Serious physical and psychological violence against refugees is alleged to have occurred. Malta denies and refuses to investigate the allegations.

Sea-Eye Is Suing Italy For Detaining The ALAN KURDI

For three months, the Italian Coast Guard has been detaining the ALAN KURDI in Sardinia for political reasons. During this time hundreds of people have drowned. While the Italian coast guard is uncooperative, we have to fight in court to save lives.

A story for christmas

Raissa survived war, violence and abuse during her flight. When her rubber boat started sinking in the Mediterranean, she fought for her life and that of her unborn child. This is her story.