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The Civil Fleet Podcast

Jan 25, 2024

In this episode, we speak with journalist Bashar Deeb from Lighthouse Reports about two investigations he worked on.


The first, called 'Frontex and the Pirate Ship', is a disturbing story of how the European Border and Coastguard Agency helped a notorious Libyan rebel group intercept a refugee boat in the...

Jan 9, 2024

In this episode, we speak with Sergio from No Name Kitchen.


He tells how the group supports people on the move along the Balkan route, and the types of violence they experience along the European Union's edges.


Sergio also talks to us about No Name Kitchen's Bloody Borders report, and of the horrific levels of abuse...

Nov 16, 2023

In this episode we speak with Josephine from Abolish Frontex, a decentralised network of activist groups focused on ending the EU's deadly border regime.


Josephine is going to tell us about Frontex, which is the European Border and Coastguard Agency, it's many scandals, it's operations within and outside Europe, and...

Oct 27, 2023

In this episode, we speak with Paul O'Connor the senior national officer at the Public and Commerical Services (PCS) union - one of the largest unions in the UK, representing workers across all government departments and in the private sector. 


Paul tells us about the safe passage for refugees policy the union's...

Oct 17, 2023

Jihed, a Tunisian activist with Alarm Phone and Louise Michelle, talks to us about the mistreatment of refugees / migrants / people on the move in Tunisia in this episode. 


He tells us how a speech by Tunisia's President Kais Said earlier this year — in which he spouted off racist, far-right conspiracy theories —...