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The Civil Fleet Podcast

Jun 25, 2022

One night in May this year, 110 people were crammed onto a wooden boat somewhere along Libya's Mediterranean coastline. 

The boat was much too small for them all, and none of them had been given a life jacket. But they, much like the tens of thousands of others who have attempted to reach safety in Europe, must...

Jun 12, 2022

In today's episode, we speak with lawyers Alexandros Georgoulis and Dimitris Choulis about the controversial legal case they worked on known as the Samos 2.
The Samos 2 are two Afghan refugees who tried to reach Greece by boat with 22 others in November 2020. Their boat got into trouble as it neared the island of...

Jun 1, 2022

In today's episode, we speak with Syrian refugee Hasan about why he was forced to flee Syria and how he was treated by the authorities while attempting to reach Europe. 

Hasan, which is not his real name, is now safe and living in London. He was also detained here in Britain after reaching the country and was held in...