EU policies to blame for higher number of deaths at sea: Amnesty

Amnesty International says that EU policies and hostility towards refugees and migrants are to blame for a spike in deaths.

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    A report by Amnesty International says over 700 refugees and migrants died crossing the Mediterranean Sea in June and July this year.

    This is an increase over the same period last year, despite a drop in the number of people attempting the perilous journey.

     

    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports.


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