On July 4th the European Commission approved an action plan aimed at finding a solution –at least in the short run- to the issue of disembarkations on Italian shores. For...

Last week around 12,000 people were disembarked on Italian shores after being rescued by 22 ships, mainly run by NGOs, which are operating at sea to assist and rescue an...

Jalal is 29 and comes from Syria. In 2012 he was forced to leave his homeland due to the nefarious consequences of the ongoing civil war. Jalal comes from Deraa and...

On May 29th in Italy a report was issued by Cospe, Carta di Roma and Osservatorio di Pisa to discuss the role of NGOs operating at sea. This report focuses on...

Walls are more and more frequent at the European and global level in a senseless race to protect ourselves and exclude others. Walls, fences, borders and razor wire - with...

"You know your work, but you want to engage them, you want to know them, and I think this is the best part" This is a quote from the MOAS documentary,...

After the awful Easter weekend in April another unprecedented situation occurred in the Mediterranean Sea on May 24th. In the early morning the MOAS' vessel Phoenix and its crew, spotted an...

For a while now social media and the press have been busy with fake news attacking NGOs saving lives at sea and those who defend them. There have been so many...