mediterranean migrant deaths
The more dangerous crossing to Europe has become increasingly popular after Europe closed its land borders and sent people back from Greece.
"Putting your life on the line and risking yourself to the perilous journeys in Mediterranean Sea cannot be justified."
Following the plan by the EU and Turkey to turn back refugees, many are looking for alternative ways to reach Europe. Syria
The crisis didn't come out of nowhere.
Europe still does not have a unified policy for responding to the rising numbers of refugees and migrants.
Refugees and migrants are seeking safety from war and a better life.
Europe is struggling to cope with a record influx of refugees.
Nearly a quarter of a million migrants have cross the Mediterranean to Europe this year.
At least 2,100 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea.
Europe has struggled to cope with the humanitarian crisis.