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Banksy-funded rescue boat saves migrants in Mediterranean
  • In this still image taken from video a Banksy graffiti in seen on the Louise Michel, a migrants search and rescue ship operating in the Mediterranean and financed by British street artist Banksy, is seen at sea, August 17, 2020. Picture taken August 17, 2020. MV Louise Michel/REUTERS TV handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.
  • In this undated handout photo, the Louise Michel, a migrants search and rescue ship operating in the Mediterranean and financed by British street artist Banksy, is seen at sea. MV Louise Michel/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.
  • In this undated handout photo people pose for a photo after being rescued by the Louise Michel, a migrants search and rescue ship operating in the Mediterranean and financed by British street artist Banksy, at sea. MV Louise Michel/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.
  • In this undated still image taken from video, the Louise Michel, a migrants search and rescue ship operating in the Mediterranean and financed by British street artist Banksy, is seen at sea. MV Louise Michel/REUTERS TV handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.
  • In this still image taken from video, the Louise Michel, a migrants search and rescue ship operating in the Mediterranean and financed by British street artist Banksy, is seen at sea, August 17, 2020. Picture taken August 17, 2020. MV Louise Michel/REUTERS TV handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.
  • In this still image taken from video, the Louise Michel, a migrants search and rescue ship operating in the Mediterranean and financed by British street artist Banksy, is seen at sea, August 17, 2020. Picture taken August 17, 2020. MV Louise Michel/REUTERS TV handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.
  • Crew members and rescued workers stand on the deck of the Louise Michel rescue vessel, a French patrol boat currently manned by activists and funded by the renowned artist Banksy in the Central Mediterranean sea, at 50 miles south from Lampedusa, , Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. A Berlin-based group says it has begun migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea with a bright pink former navy vessel sponsored by British artist Banksy. The group operating the MV Louise Michel, a sleek 30-meter (98-foot) ship named after a 19th century French feminist and anarchist, said late Thursday that it rescued 89 from an inflatable boat in distress. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
  • The Astral, a rescue ship from the Spanish NGO Open Arms, and the Louise Michel rescue vessel, a former French patrol boat currently manned by activists and funded by the renowned artist Banksy, meet at the Central Mediterranean sea, at 50 miles south from Lampedusa, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. A Berlin-based group says it has begun migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea with a bright pink former navy vessel sponsored by British artist Banksy. The group operating the MV Louise Michel, a sleek 30-meter (98-foot) ship named after a 19th century French feminist and anarchist, said late Thursday that it rescued 89 from an inflatable boat in distress. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
  • Louise Michel rescue vessel, a former French patrol boat currently manned by activists and funded by the renowned artist Banksy, is seen from the Astral, a rescue ship from the Spanish NGO Open Arms, in the Central Mediterranean sea, at 50 miles south from Lampedusa, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. A Berlin-based group says it has begun migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea with a bright pink former navy vessel sponsored by British artist Banksy. The group operating the MV Louise Michel, a sleek 30-meter (98-foot) ship named after a 19th century French feminist and anarchist, said late Thursday that it rescued 89 from an inflatable boat in distress. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
  • Members of the Astral crew, a rescue ship from the Spanish NGO Open Arms, approach the Louise Michel rescue vessel, a French patrol boat currently manned by activists and funded by the renowned artist Banksy in the Central Mediterranean sea, at 50 miles south from Lampedusa, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. A Berlin-based group says it has begun migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea with a bright pink former navy vessel sponsored by British artist Banksy. The group operating the MV Louise Michel, a sleek 30-meter (98-foot) ship named after a 19th century French feminist and anarchist, said late Thursday that it rescued 89 from an inflatable boat in distress. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
  • Picture taken on August 22, 2020 and released on August 28, 2020 shows three small rescue boat that are part of the Sea-Watch 4 civil sea rescue ship (back L) approching he pink rescue boat "Louise Michel" (back R) off the coast of Libya. - British street artist Banksy is funding the Louise Michel covered with his own artwork to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean and has so far picked up at least 89 people, a newspaper reported. Named after the 19th-century French anarchist, Louise Michel, the German-flagged boat left the Spanish port of Burriana on August 18, British newspaper The Guardian reported late August 27, 2020. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes / various sources / AFP) / Germany OUT (Photo by THOMAS LOHNES/AFP via Getty Images)