Episode
April 29, 2015

Dying for life in Europe

An influx of asylum seekers has EU countries rethinking their migrant policies.
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The Mediterranean body count keeps rising. Amnesty International says the death toll has passed 1,700 so far, but this perilous passage to Europe is one that migrants fleeing Africa and Syria continue to take. The European Union has said they will resettle some, but focus on protecting borders, repatriating thousands and prosecuting people smugglers. Is this the right approach? Join us at 1930GMT.
 

On this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Larry Macaulay @RefugeeRadioNet
Founder, Refugee Radio Network
refugeeradionetwork.net

Barnaby Phillips @BarnabyPhillips
Correspondent, Al Jazeera English

Matteo de Bellis @matteodebellis
Italy campaigner, Amnesty International
amnesty.org

Leonard Doyle @LeonardDoyle
Spokesperson, International Organization of Migration
iom.int


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