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Libya has Become a Deadly Door to Europe

Lawlessness makes it the most popular point of departure for the dangerous crossing to Europe.

On their quest to a dream life in Europe, migrants in Libya face ordeals at sea and in prison . Is it worth?
On their quest to a dream life in Europe, migrants in Libya face ordeals at sea and in prison.

By GlobalPost,

A GROUP of Eritreans was about to board smugglers’ boats to Europe when a Libyan coast guard unit tried to stop them. Shots were fired and the group was split. Some made it on the boats, others were arrested and two women and a newborn were later found dead on the beach.  Continue reading Libya has Become a Deadly Door to Europe

Ethiopian Lampedusa Survivors Sues NATO

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By Aljazeera,

An Ethiopian refugee is suing the French and Spanish military for failing to help him and 72 other migrants who were stranded at sea in 2011.

Abu Kebato was one of only nine people who survived after two weeks adrift in the Mediterranean, while NATO ships and planes patrolled nearby. Continue reading Ethiopian Lampedusa Survivors Sues NATO