Rescued at sea, but not wanted on land

'Make no mistake, these migrants are like cockroaches,' writes one columnist.

UNHCR Photo: A. D'Amato
An Italian Navy landing craft on March 11, 2014 carrying 186 people rescued at sea.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 04/22/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 04/22/2015 12:00 am EDT

The first thing to do, if you want to cut the number of refugees from Africa and the Middle East dying while trying to cross the Mediterranean, is to drop leaflets all along the Libyan coast teaching them about ship stability.

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