PBS NewsHour

Death toll surges as migrants try to reach Europe

Clip: 11/27/2020 | 8m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

There’s been a surge in the numbers of people drowning in the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean as migrants from Africa try to reach Europe. Activist groups are blaming European Union policies for their deaths and have been critical of its border agency, Frontex, for its cooperation with the Libyan coastguard. NewsHour Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.

Aired: 11/27/20

Rating: NR

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