Daniel Shepherd

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Human Rights at Sea Intern, Daniel Shepherd, is a member of the Sea-Watch crew.

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Tales from Lampedusa Migrant Reception Center

By Daniel Shepherd 2015-07-14 03:42:31

Human Rights at Sea Intern, Daniel Shepherd, is a member of the Sea-Watch crew. The vessel is working in the Mediterranean assisting with the rescue of migrants: I recently visited the reception center on the island of Lampedusa. Overseen by the Italian Ministry of Interior, the reception center temporarily accommodates migrant people who arrive on the Island after been rescued at sea. The center also represents the first stage in the official asylum application process for those individuals...

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Refugees: A Fear of Being Persecuted

By Daniel Shepherd 2015-05-16 23:22:06

Human Rights at Sea Intern, Daniel Shepherd, is a member of the Sea-Watch crew. The vessel is working in the Mediterranean assisting with the rescue of migrants: In a week that saw the European Commission unveil plans for an EU wide refugee quota system, migration in the Mediterranean continues to divide opinion among Member States. With this in mind it is fitting that we remind ourselves that, contrary to some politicians’ assertions, under certain circumstances access to international...

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Blog: UNCLOS and the Duty to Render Assistance

By Daniel Shepherd 2015-05-08 03:17:39

Human Rights at Sea Intern, Daniel Shepherd, is a member of the Sea-Watch crew. The vessel is working in the Mediterranean assisting with the rescue of migrants: “Following on from my recent introductory piece about the Sea Watch project, I thought it apposite to briefly address the basis in law upon which the Sea Watch and other vessels sailing in the Mediterranean render assistance to those in distress at sea, and, more to the point, the migrants...

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Blog: Setting Sail for the Med

By Daniel Shepherd 2015-05-07 03:17:31

Human Rights at Sea Intern, Daniel Shepherd, is a member of the Sea-Watch crew. The vessel is working in the Mediterranean assisting with the rescue of migrants: “In recent weeks over 30,000 migrants have attempted to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Lampedusa, Italy. Of that number over 1200 deaths have been reported as a result of overcrowded vessels capsizing under the sheer weight of the passengers on board. Often fleeing persecution and conflict ridden environments, with the...

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