Urgent review of search and rescue operations needed as the Mediterranean migrant crisis worsens

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John Haynes

Image: MOAS (the Migrant Offshore Aid Station) The humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean Sea is spiralling out of control. In March this year search and rescue organisations, coast guards and humanitarian agencies clearly stated that there is a risk of further catastrophic losses of life as more desperate people attempt this dangerous sea crossing. On Monday 19 April 2015 UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antônio Guterres expressed his shock at the latest boat capsizing in the Medite...
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