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Rescue of Thousands at Sea Highlights Dangers of 'Migration Season'


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Rescue of Thousands at Sea Highlights Dangers of 'Migration Season'

Nadia Prupis, staff writer

After a four-day Italian Coast Guard rescue operation pulled more than 8,000 North African migrants from the Mediterranean Sea, the United Nations on Tuesday called for greater resources to help save growing numbers of refugees trying to cross into Europe.


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Providing mandatory medical sterilisation to those rescued would have two beneficial effects: fewer children would be born into refugee camps, and the crazier (= fundie) would-be migrants would stay home.