not in my name

--> documenting the death, detention, deportation and dehumanisation of migrants and refugees
--> resisting Fortress Britain, Fortress Europe, Fortress World

Friday, December 24, 2004

Europe: at least 13 die in icy sea crossing

from BBC News:

Thirteen African would-be migrants have been found dead aboard a makeshift boat after a desperate attempt to reach the Canary Islands, Spanish officials said.

They appear to have died from hypothermia after a three-day journey across icy seas in bad weather.

At least three of 30 survivors are said to be in a bad condition in hospital.

At least 133 people are thought to have died crossing from West and North Africa this year alone.

read full story ...


Post a Comment

<< Home