Refugee crisis high on EU summit agenda

Nowhere has the growing refugee crisis in the Mediterranean been felt more than in the Italian island of Lampedusa.

    The growing refugee crisis in the Mediterranean is also high on the agenda at the EU summit.

    The mayor of the Italian island of Lampedusa is warning European leaders that they urgently need to re-think immigration policy, following a month in which hundreds of refugees have drowned trying to reach the continent.

    Al Jazeera's Simon Mcgregor-Wood reports from Lampedusa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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