Urgent call from over 20 civil society organisations to Italy, Malta, other European states, and the European Commission to allow all rescued persons to reach safety

Over 20 civil society organisations are urgently calling on Italy, Malta, other European states and the European Commission to facilitate the immediate disembarkation of all survivors onboard the rescue vessels …


[PRESS RELEASE] Survivors stranded at sea: SOS MEDITERRANEE requests assistance from France, Spain and Greece

November 3, 2022, Marseille. Despite repeated requests for the designation a Place of Safety sent to the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centres (MRCC) in Malta and Italy, the Ocean Viking remains at …


[PRESS RELEASE] Survivors stranded at sea: SOS MEDITERRANEE and IFRC call for maritime law to be respected

The 234 survivors rescued by the Ocean Viking are stuck in limbo on their eleventh day on the deck waiting to disembark to a port of safety. SOS MEDITERRANEE and IFRC …


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