Refugee support organisation Josoor calls for donations after donor pulls out following Greek authorities’ ‘criminalisation campaign’

Meanwhile, five NGO refugee rescue ships continued to be held in Italy AN NGO that supports refugees in Turkey is appealing for financial help after a donor withdrew a promise of funding following unconfirmed reports that the Greek authorities are investigating its activities. Austrian NGO Josoor said today that it had previously received a writtenContinue reading “Refugee support organisation Josoor calls for donations after donor pulls out following Greek authorities’ ‘criminalisation campaign’”

Rescued refugees reach dry land after authorities send them on a two-day detour

‘No-one in the governments of Europe seem to even think about respecting human rights any more,’ Sea Eye chairman says EUROPE’S commitment to human rights was called into question again today as an NGO ship was finally allowed to disembark 400 rescued refugees today after it was forced to take a two-day detour. The Sea-EyeContinue reading “Rescued refugees reach dry land after authorities send them on a two-day detour”

Malta again refuses its responsibility to bring people rescued in its waters to safety

The Sea-Eye 4 heads towards Italy as the mayor of Palermo says the city will welcome the ship’s 400 rescued refugees MALTA refused to allow refugees onboard an NGO ship to come ashore today, despite many of them having been rescued within its own search-and-rescue (SAR) zone. Civilian rescuers on their maiden voyage aboard theContinue reading “Malta again refuses its responsibility to bring people rescued in its waters to safety”

Doctors Without Borders to resume Mediterranean search-and-rescue missions aboard new ship

At least 17 people drown off the coast of Tunisia having left Libya two days ago THE INTERNATIONAL medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is to resume search-and-rescue operations in the central Mediterranean aboard a new ship. Since 2015, MSF has sent medical crews to work onboard seven NGO refugee rescue ships, most recently withContinue reading “Doctors Without Borders to resume Mediterranean search-and-rescue missions aboard new ship”

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