Deadliest January Ever For Refugees, Migrants On The Mediterranean
Of the thousands of migrants and refugees traveling to Europe across the Mediterranean Sea, more than 100 have died this month alone.By Melissa Prax | January 23, 2016
This is already the deadliest January ever for refugees and migrants on the Mediterranean Sea with more than 100 dead since the start of the year.
At least 42 people, including more than a dozen children, died Friday in shipwrecks near Greece. (Video via BBC)
And according to a report from the International Organization for Migration, or IOM, most refugees are bound for Greece, a main entryway to Europe. This January, about 21 times more people have entered the country than this time last year. (Video via The Guardian)