The Italian minister of interior, Matteo Salvivi of the fascist Lega party tweeted that he did well “to block NGO ships”.
This 6-minute animated film “Sorry I Drowned”, created by the Beirut-based Studio Kawakeb and Doctors Without Borders (MSF), is inspired by a letter allegedly found on the body of someone who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea due to the prevailing cynical politics of our day.
We often have a big problem with the way NGO’s work on the Balkan route. However we saw many teams of “Doctors without borders” doing a great job. Last year they started to reject funding by the European Union, because of the refugee policies by many member states and now they refused to sign the so-calles code of conduct. Here is a statement by “Doctors without borders at sea” (MSF Sea).