Migration Media Award: Third Place, Print (English)
Author: Ioannis Papadopoulos
Date of publication: 22/1/2017 in Greek and 30/1/2017 in English
Title: Alone on a Flaming Ship
Short summary: The story of a Syrian family fleeing war, who lost a 6-year-old son in the Norman Atlantic ferry disaster in 2014. Through interviews, court documents, expert reports and witness testimonies Kathimerini tells the story of Raed Moahammad for the first time.
The story of a Syrian family fleeing war who lost a 6-year-old son in the Norman Atlantic ferry disaster in 2014. Scroll Down They would try to blend in among the other passengers – at least that is what they’d planned – but on the night of December 27, 2104, the Norman Atlantic ferry to the Italian port of Ancona was late arriving at Greece’s western Igoumenitsa harbor.