Death toll surges as migrants try to reach Europe


PBS NewsHour

Published on Nov 27, 2020

There’s been a surge in the numbers of people drowning in the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean as migrants from Africa try to reach Europe. Activist groups are blaming European Union policies for their deaths and have been critical of its border agency, Frontex, for its cooperation with the Libyan coastguard. NewsHour Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.

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