Carola Rackete

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‘What the Sea-Watch crew and I did states boldly what kind of future we want: a future of global equality, solidarity and justice’ ... Carola Rackete. Photograph: Till M Egen/Sea-Watch handout/EPA

Being arrested in the Italian port of Lampedusa drew a lot of media attention on me personally this summer as a young woman and a sea captain whose vessel, the Sea-Watch 3, had rescued 40 people from the Mediterranean and taken them to safety. My arrest came after two weeks at sea attempting to secure a political solution so we could legally land these refugees from the civil war in Libya. My ship entered Italian waters despite an order from Matteo Salvini, the far-right interior minister, so in the media I became the woman who defied the right in Italy and Europe.…  Seguir leyendo »