Saturday 5 October 2013

"They are still bringing them out."

"In by far the most devastating of what president Giorgio Napolitano called a "succession of true slaughters of innocents" to occur off Italy's coast, at least 114 African migrants, including at least three children, died after their boat sank in waters near the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa.
Thousands of migrants have died making the journey to Europe's southern borders over the last 20 years, often in dangerously overcrowded and unseaworthy vessels. Human rights campaigners said that the tragedy could easily have been prevented." 
The Guardian: Lampedusa boat tragedy is 'slaughter of innocents' says Italian president, October 3, 2013

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