While the criminalization of solidarity by the EU now seems commonplace, it becomes clear that the IUVENTA case provided the testing ground for the applicability of legal and political arbitrariness in the Mediterranean Sea.


Since August 2017 the rescue ship IUVENTA remains seized in the port of Trapani in Sicily

Criminal Investigation

We are being prosecuted for aiding and abetting illegal immigration

Counter Investigation

The Forensic Oceanography and Forensic Architecture issued a counter-investigation of the events leading to the seizure