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Endless Tragedies in the Mediterranean Sea

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Migrants in a wooden boat are waiting to be rescued by a ship from the Spanish NGO Open Arms in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, March 5, 2022.  © 2022 Antonio Sempere/Sipa USA/AP Photo Last week, a four-year-old Syrian girl named Loujin died after spending days with others adrift on a boat that had set off from Lebanon. Yesterday, we learned of three more Syrian children, one-, two-, and twelve-years-old, and three women dying during their ill-fated boat journey from Turkey towards Europe. In both cases, rescues came too late. More than 1,200 people have…

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