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UN: Tragedies Ahead if Countries Refuse Migrants Rescued at Sea

U.N. agencies are warning of major tragedies if countries refuse to accept refugees and migrants rescued at sea. This warning comes after Italy and Malta refused permission for the boat Aquarius to dock after it had rescued 629 migrants Sunday off the coast of Libya. Spain offered its Port of Valencia as a safe harbor for the migrants, but it will take several days before the Aquarius reaches port. The U.N. refugee agency rejects the argument that boats run by private organizations...

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