Banksy’s Pink Rescue Boat Saves Refugees From Mediterranean Sea – 9 & 10 NewsBanksy has bought a working refugee rescue boat (and sprayed it bright pink)
Published 28th August 2020
Banksy has financed a refugee rescue ship, which is now in operation in the Mediterranean Sea.
Credit: Louise Michel
Banksy has bought a working refugee rescue boat (and sprayed it bright pink)
Oscar Holland, CNN
The British street artist Banksy has financed and decorated a bright pink rescue boat to help save the lives of migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe.
The ship, which has been named “Louise Michel” after a French anarchist, is a former French navy vessel that Banksy purchased using proceeds from his artwork, according to the new search and rescue mission.
On its website, the Louise Michel project said it aims to “uphold maritime law and rescue anyone in peril without prejudice. More- “https://www.cnn.com/style/article/banksy-rescue-ship-scli-intl-gbr/index.html