The search-and-rescue operations in the Central Mediterranean were overall successful in saving thousands of lives in the years 2014-2017. Compared with the previous years, the rescues reduced and stabilised the fatality rate for the persons attempting a dangerous sea crossing. Several NGOs contributed significantly to this joint effort coordinated by the Italian Coast Guard's Maritime


In november 2018 Luca Raineri and Francesco Strazzari conducted field research in Niger, spending three weeks between the capital Niamey and Agadez, ‘la belle du desert’. Without any ambition to build a consistent narrative, we publish some of the pictures that they captured while traveling, venturing into the country that internationals that they came »

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