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Migrant Boat Capsizes — Hundreds Feared Dead

“Hundreds Feared Dead After Boat Filled With Migrants Capsizes in Mediterranean,” by Gaia Pianigini for the New York Times: Rescuers searched for survivors on Sunday after a boat with hundreds of migrants trying to reach Italy capsized in the Mediterranean … Continue reading

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More than 3,000 Died Attempting to Enter into Europe

“More than 3,000 died trying to cross by boat into Europe,” by Ben Brumfield and Bharati Naik for CNN: They brave the risk of drowning, drifting endlessly or dying of thirst to make it illegally to a better life in … Continue reading

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Inside Italy’s Operation Mare Nostrum

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Italy’s Shutdown Mare Nostrum Causes Alarm

“Alarm at plan to end Italy’s Mare Nostrum rescue operation,” by Duncan Robinson for the Financial Times: Plans to end the Italian navy’s Mediterranean rescue operation and replace it with a smaller EU force will result in “more deaths”, according … Continue reading

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Amnesty International Issues “Fortress Europe” Report

Amnesty International, on July 9, has released their report on the human rights violations of migrants and refugees at Europe’s border. The full report can be found here.

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