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By Peter Sutherland - Jun 13,2016
In the last week of May, at least 1,050 migrants and asylum seekers died in the Mediterranean Sea, victims of the international community’s unwillingness to address the needs of the world’s most vulnerable people.More than 2,800 migrants died at sea so far this year — up nearly 4
By Peter Sutherland - Apr 15,2015
In 2014, more than 190,000 people risked their lives crossing the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa to Europe. Some 3,500 lost the gamble, dying as they tried to traverse what has become the world’s deadliest frontier. There can be no doubting that some who undertook th
By Peter Sutherland - Mar 25,2015
In the last year, more than 4,000 men, women and children have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Africa to Europe. Their tragic deaths have done nothing to slow the human tide, which is swelling by the week, as smugglers on the coast become increasi
By Peter Sutherland - Sep 24,2014
This summer, gruesome tragedy unfolded aboard a ship in the Mediterranean Sea.
By Peter Sutherland - Mar 26,2014
In 2000, the United Nations established the Millennium Development Goals to drive progress on important development objectives, such as reducing poverty, promoting gender equality and curbing disease. But the architects of the MDGs neglected one critical issue: migration. Fortu


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