31. Mai 2016 · Kommentare deaktiviert für UNHCR: Mittelmeer 2016 bislang 2.510 Tote · Kategorien: Ägypten, Griechenland, Italien, Libyen, Türkei · Tags: , ,

Quelle: Africanews

Libya-Italy migrant route, dramatically more dangerous – UNHCR

A United Nations official is suggesting that some 204,000 migrants and refugees have arrived in the European Union this year through the Mediterranean, and more than 2,500 have died, including 880 last week. “The North Africa-Italy route is dramatically more dangerous: 2,119 of the deaths reported to far this year have been among people making this journey, making for odds of dying as high as one in 23,” UNHCR spokesperson, William Spindler said. “2016 is particularly deadly. Some 2,510 lives were lost in the first five months of the year, against 1,855 in 2015 over the same period,” he added. […]

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