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German Responses to the June 2019 Mission of the Sea-Watch 3
Klaus Neumann

advocate for the rights of migrants, rather than as a modern-day Florence Nightingale. 18 Support for SAR operations is also seen as a way of symbolically snubbing the far right, which has grown in strength not least because its leaders have blamed refugees and asylum seekers for all ills. The Alternative für Deutschland (Alternative for Germany), or AfD, since the 2017 national elections Germany’s largest opposition party, has long tried to equate private SAR missions with people-smuggling networks. While AfD politicians speak of ‘so-called refugees’ and ‘so

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs