He was only two days old, when his mother Fatima took him on a rubber boat in the Southern Mediterranean Sea. They boarded the death trap dinghy, in desperate hope for a better life for her son in Europe. For several hours Fatima and her baby sat in the middle of the boat. The mother gave birth just before she decided to flee from Libya. “There was no way back,” Fatima says.
The pair were saved last week by the Responder search and rescue vessel. A team from the charity Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) plucked them and dozens of others from the doomed boat they were crammed in along with dozens of others, and brought them to safety.Read More