Department of Social & Policy Sciences

Emma Carmel on migrant deaths in the Med

Thu Apr 30 10:36:00 BST 2015

 

It is common to describe the deaths of hundreds of people in the Mediterranean sea over the last few days as “a tragedy” and “a crisis”. The suffering of victims, their families and their home communities is indeed shocking and extreme. Yet the idea that this is a tragedy and crisis is perhaps misleading.

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