Sunday 19 April 2015

Drowning refugees

Britain will not support any future search and rescue operations to prevent migrants and refugees drowning in the Mediterranean, claiming they simply encourage more people to attempt the dangerous sea crossing, Foreign Office ministers have quietly announced.” Guardian 27 Oct 2014 ... Six months later ... Up to 700 people are feared to have drowned when a fishing boat capsized off Libya, in what could prove to be the worst disaster yet involving migrants being smuggled to Europe across the Mediterranean.” Guardian 19 April 2015. Our response can only be beyond any (polite) words

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