Posts Tagged “drowning”

New Year brings familiar stories of migrant deaths and slavery

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New Year brings familiar stories of migrant deaths and slavery

Less the two weeks into 2018 and the statistics on the IOM Migration Flows website paint a tragic picture. By 8 January, 81 people were dead or missing having tried to cross the Mediterranean to Europe. Many news websites highlighted the first boat found to be sinking on the Mediterranean route this year. On average,…

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The Sea Cemetery – a heart-breaking memorial to refugee deaths at sea

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The Sea Cemetery – a heart-breaking memorial to refugee deaths at sea

The tragedy of lives lost attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea continues to be a sobering reminder of the unsafe routes into Europe followed by thousands of refugees leaving their homeland. The Sea Cemetery is a poignant memorial to refugees who have drowned. Support to Life and TBWA/ISTANBUL collaborated to prevent the unfortunate deaths to…

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