25 noiembrie 2021

Why are more refugees risking the dangerous journey on the English Channel?


Brexit and the tightening of border controls are behind a peak in the number of people, including many minors, who attempt the dangerous sea route.Much of the United Kingdom has reacted with shock at the tragic death of 27 people, including seven women and three children, attempting to cross the English Channel on Wednesday night in the deadliest such incident in years. Even right-wing tabloids expressed disconcert, while blaming France for not stopping the boat from leaving its shores. The [...]