Silver 2019 / Editorial / General News

Open Eyes

  • Prizes
    Silver in Editorial/General News
  • Photographer
    Valerio Nicolosi

Open Eyes tells the Mission 48 of the NGO "Open Arms" left on the 22nd of july 2018 from Palma de Mallorca, where the ship had arrived the day before to disembark Josefa and the lifeless bodies of a woman and a child found a few days earlier in international waters. The mission took place in the Libyan SAR area where just after midnight on August 2, about 55 miles from the coast, it rescue a raft with 87 people aboard of which 84 Sudanese (many from Darfour), a Syrian, a Gambian and an Egyptian.