Between 2016 and 2018 Pia saved more than a thousand migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean Sea. Until one of her ships, the Iuventa, was seized by the Italian authorities who accuse her of cooperating with human traffickers. If convicted, Pia faces 15 years in prison.
Das Magazin, № 38 / 2019
Photo Editor: Dorothea Fiedler
Author: Christof Gertsch und Oliver Meiler