Not In My Name

On Sunday morning, October 17, a boat reported to be carrying 23 people, 14 men, 4 women and 5 children landed west of Armenistis, Ikaria north west. The new arrivals contacted several organizations to make their presence known, pictures, videos and location data was received, and local media was contacted. Local residents, that arrived inContinue reading “Not In My Name”

Oil Tanker Rescued 150 People In Distress

The thanker Aristotanis was heading to Crete, when they came across a wooden boat in distress, 70 nautical miles southwest of the island of Schiza, Peloponnese. The tanker, carrying Marshall Island flag, decided to take the people onboard, because the wooden boat was drifting and taking in water. The wooden boat was supposedly carrying 150Continue reading “Oil Tanker Rescued 150 People In Distress”

It’s Time For European Politicians To Take Off Their Blindfolds

On Wednesday morning, 8 September, a boat carrying 28 people landed south west of Ireo, Samos. Immediately after arriving they fled to the woods, hiding from the Greek police, scared that they would be found and returned to Turkey. At 05.41 they contacted Aegean Boat Report for assistance, they asked for help, so that theyContinue reading “It’s Time For European Politicians To Take Off Their Blindfolds”

We were originally undecided whether or not to respond to the latest allegations made against us, three other NGOs and six individuals two days ago (Monday 19 July 2021). But having been named as an organisation in yesterday’s Kathimerini – a decision that newspaper would only have made having been given our name by theContinue reading

We Must All End The Greek Government’s Abuse of Human Rights

The Greek government’s astonishing and unacceptable violation of human rights continues unabated, as the treatment of two more groups of vulnerable people seeking safety in the EU shows. In the early hours of 2 July, two boats arrived on the Greek Aegean island of Lesvos, one in the north close to Chapel carrying 10 people,Continue reading “We Must All End The Greek Government’s Abuse of Human Rights”