Posted by: APO | 10 June 2016

Extradition of Alleged Smuggler First Step to Justice for Migrants Dying at Sea

Since 2013 at least 10,000 people have died at sea trying to reach safety in Europe by crossing the Mediterranean. Many perished at the hands of smugglers, who often exploit the most vulnerable. Survivors of these voyages tell tales of horrific abuse and deprivation. Yet few have been held accountable for these crimes – perhaps until now. On 24 May, an alleged Eritrean smuggler, Medhanie Yehdego… Read more on


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