I was born in Reggio Calabria and I have spent most of my life close to the sea. By choice or by chance I have always lived near the sea,...

With MOAS being at the forefront of the current humanitarian crisis delivering post-rescue care, I have experienced first-hand the appalling consequences of rape and impunity on women’s bodies. After being...

Divine comes from Nigeria and he survived a terrible journey at sea on a boat that to him looked “bad, but not scary”. He was traveling with his mum and...

The Atlantic Council Freedom Award recognizes extraordinary individuals and organizations that defend and advance the cause of freedom around the world, with a view to strengthening transatlantic leadership on global...

Article 2, The Lisbon Treaty The Union is founded on the values of respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights, including the rights...

Imagine one day your mum tells you that you have to leave home because living there has become impossible. You are only 14 years old. You collect your belongings and try...

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...