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303, 2020

CHIOS MARCH 2020

3 March, 2020|

In recent days we have witnessed how Turkey has decided to put all the means so that migrants can reach Europe. The consequence is a rebound in arrivals to the Aegean islands, Chios included. And, a violent response by certain fascist groups in Lesvos. For this reason, Salvamento Marítimo Humanitario wants to express its full support to the volunteers who suffered various attacks and threats in Lesvos on Sunday, March 1st. Among them, our colleagues from Zaporeak organisation. Likewise, we cond [...]

303, 2020

AITA MARI, MARCH 2020

3 March, 2020|

AITA MARI - Maydayterraneo The Aita Mari is getting ready to set sail again in a few days. Meanwhile, in the Central Mediterranean there is no rescue ship. Both the Ocean Viking and the Sea Watch 3 are quarantined off the Sicilian coast after having carried out rescues at sea. The shipwrecked men and women were lucky to disembark. Even so, this unjustified measure prevents these two civil society vessels from monitoring human rights violations that occur at the sea. Thus, we have heard of a hot [...]

2202, 2020

AITA MARI FEBRUARY 2020

22 February, 2020|

AITA MARI-Maydayterraneo The Aita Mari was on a mission in the Central Mediterranean from January 26th to February 13th. At this time, we located two drifting boats: one made of rubber with 93 people; another, made of wood, with 65 people on it. Under these conditions were travelling 90 men, 17 women (3 of them pregnant) and 51 minors (39 of them unaccompanied). Finally, the rescued people were able to land in Messina, Italy. The Aita Mari is now in port waiting to start the third mission. Besid [...]

2202, 2020

CHIOS FEBRUARY 2020

22 February, 2020|

During the winter months, our team mates on the island of Chios have kept up the intense work at the Vial clinic, on the landings and in the other centrers where we collaborate. Today, more than 40,000 migrants are trapped on the Aegean islands as their asylum claim is resolved. In this situation, in addition, they have to face the latest measures of the new Greek Government. Among them, withdraw the social security number with which they obtained assistance from the Administration. In practical [...]