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Lampedusa One Year On: EU Still Failing to Deal with Migration Crisis as Death Toll Rises


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Lampedusa One Year On: EU Still Failing to Deal with Migration Crisis as Death Toll Rises

Despite 800 people drowning off Lampedusa in the Mediterranean on this day last year, Europe is still failing to deal effectively with the migration crisis. Vulnerable people seeking safety and dignity remain at risk of death, torture and exploitation as they try to reach and cross the Mediterranean to then face a legal limbo once in Europe, said Oxfam in a new report today, 'EU hotspots spread fear and doubt'.