Unprecedented numbers of migrants are attempting to reach Europe and 3,500 people died in the Mediterranean in 2014. VICE News examines some questionable EU responses to this reality that are endangering fundamental human rights.
One day after 10 more people died at sea while trying to reach Italy, the European Commission announced it would deliver new policy proposals months earlier than planned.
In this extra scene from the 'Europe Or Die' series, Vice News visits a cemetery on the island of Lesbos, where the buried bodies reside of those refugees who take the "death boats" to Europe and befall disaster on the journey.
In the final episode of Europe or Die, VICE News correspondent Milène Larsson arrives in Italy as the only extensive search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean is replaced with a border surveillance mission, effectively leaving thousands of...
Concluding the second episode of our series, VICE News correspondent Milène Larsson continues her visit to the border between Greece and Turkey to find out what happens to the many migrants who perish while attempting to cross Greece’s dangerous Evros...
In episode two of our series, VICE News correspondent Milène Larsson travels to the border between Greece and Turkey, where Syrian and Afghan refugees are paying large sums of money to take "death boats" to Greece.
In episode one of our series, VICE News correspondent Milène Larsson travels to the border between Morocco and Spain, where West Africans in their thousands storm the razor-wire-clad fences, only to be beaten back by border police.
Coming Soon: VICE News presents Europe or Die, a new 4-part series that documents the migrants and refugees risking their lives to reach Europe and the forces tasked to keep them out.
Italy is abandoning a search and rescue operation credited with saving 400 lives a day, replacing it with a more limited mission headed by a European agency.
As EU member states cooperated on a two-week operation intended to track and penalize illegal immigration, a group of activists worked to track police activity in real time.
The European Union has reportedly launched an investigation that seeks to apprehend migrants and use them to obtain information about illegal smuggling networks.