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Amnesty: 'Horrific Abuse' Driving Migrants Across Mediterranean

This week, Europe will debate setting up a quota system for allocating among EU member states the hundreds of thousands of refugees arriving on the continent. The discussion comes as Amnesty International warns that brutal treatment of migrants in Libya – including beating, torture and rape – is driving many to escape across the Mediterranean. As Europe’s politicians continue to debate immigration, the boats keep on coming. At Reggio Calabria in southern Italy, more than 400 migrants were...

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