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The Civil Fleet Podcast

Dec 18, 2021

In November, three prominent human rights groups filed a report to the International Criminal Court (ICC) into possible crimes against humanity being committed on migrants and refugees in Libya.

The groups — European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), Lawyers for Justice in Libya, and the...

Dec 4, 2021

In today's episode, we speak with Doctors Without Borders' (MSF) search-and-rescue team leader RICCARDO GATTI and certified midwife KIRA SMITH.

Riccardo and Kira tell us about their last rescue mission aboard MSF's rescue ship, the Geo Barents, in which they saved over 180 lives.

They also tell us about the 10 dead...

Nov 21, 2021

In today's episode, we speak with Albert Mayordomo, the head of operations for the Open Arms refugee rescue organisation.

Albert tells us how France ended the Open Arms' previous mission before it began with legal tricks, delay tactics and banning the ship from all of French ports.

He also talks to us about some other...

Oct 20, 2021

IN this episode we speak with Iñigo Mijangos, chairman of Humanitarian Maritime Rescue (SMH), the Basque NGO that operates the Aita Mari refugee rescue ship.

Inigo spoke to us a day before the Aita Mari set sail for the central Mediterranean. The ship had been stuck in a kind of bureaucratic purgatory and was blocked...

Aug 28, 2021

In today's episode, we speak with Kim from Channel Rescue, a human rights monitoring organisation based along the south coast in Britain.

She tells us why Channel Rescue was started, what its activists do on their observation missions, and how they ensure the British authorities are carrying out their legal duty to...