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Tilbury container death

Last weekend, 17th October 2014,  34 people were rescued from a shipping container at Tilbury Docks in Essex England. For one gentleman onboard had died on route. According to news reports the people inside were Afghan Sikhs; thirteen were children, including a one year old. The vessel had sailed from Zeebrugge in Belgium and arrived […]

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Lampedusa October 2013

Lampedusa Refugee Deaths 2

People seeking refuge in Europe die in sunken boatsthe second time in a week a boat holding refugees from African countries has capsized killing at least 27 people trying to reach European shores. Three of these people were children. Last week on 3rd October 345 people drowned in similar circumstances. The boats were heading for […]

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