Category: Pushback and Human Rights Violations
Number of people: 120-130
We are informed about a boat in distress in the sea of Crete with 120-130 people on board. We do not manage to get in touch with the people on board and are lacking the information from when exactly the initial alert was.
We receive a message from one person on board who tells us they are ok, but that Greek authorities have intercepted the boat. We don't manage to find out where exactly they are.
Days later, we manage to speak with one of the people on board. He tells us :
We call the person who gives us more details on what happened during the pushback:
We reach another person on board who confirms the story: