This month’s Foreign Policy issue has a special focus dedicated to Sea Watch’s work :
“Twenty miles off the Libyan coast, a scrappy band of volunteers is saving thousands of lives in the Mediterranean.
In July, photographer Amnon Gutman spent 12 days on board the 50-year-old 100-foot Sea Watch 2 in Libyan coastal waters with a team of Sea-Watch volunteers — a crew comprised of doctors, engineers, and a cook, among others. During their two weeks at sea, the members remain on high alert beginning as early as 4 a.m. and lasting well into the late afternoon. Some days can involve as many as a dozen rescues or more…”
Read more : https://features.foreignpolicy.com/refugees-rescue-mediterranean-volunteers-smugglers-europe-libya/