Entries by Sea-Eye

Lampedusa as an Island of Peace

In a joint statement, several organisations support the initiative of the mayor of Lampedusa and Linosa to restructure the accommodation and distribution of refugees and to align it with human rights.

Aid organizations criticize unequal treatment of refugees

On the occasion of the SEA-EYE 4’s sixth rescue mission in total, Sea-Eye and German Doctors explicitly call on the German government to treat all fleeing people equally and to demand the same from all other European member states.

Ukrainian Captain Saves 32 People from Dying in Mediterranean Sea

In 4 meter high waves, Captain Vasyl Maksymenko and the crew of his container ship rescued refugees from a wooden boat who had already spent 3 days at sea. But that’s not all: After the rescue operation, the captain and his crew fill the Geneva Refugee Convention with life.

“They catch you at sea, they mistreat you.”

On board the SEA-EYE 4, Monique told her harrowing story to our crew member Fiona just before Christmas. It gives us an insight into the fate of the young woman, the dangers on the flight as well as the hell in Libya.