In October of 2013, 368 migrants died trying to sail to Lampedusa from Libya. Survivors and their rescuers are still helping each other heal.
The same week we learned that Britain has the highest excess death rate and worst economic recession in the G7 due to COVID-19, Sky News and BBC Breakfast took to the seas to interview people seeking asylum.
Graphic designer Mathilda Della Torre's project "Conversations From Calais" aims to bear witness for the thousands of displaced people stuck in France, trying to reach the UK.
With the tourist economy devastated, the locals feel angry and abandoned by both the Greek government and the EU as a whole.
Humanitarian charity Concern Worldwide's "Ration Challenge" asks fundraisers to spend a week eating the supply packs provided to refugees. But does it undermine the scale of the crisis?
“If politics becomes a competition about who can talk the toughest about refugees and minorities, the radical right will always win”
"I was afraid of also losing my culture, but something as small as a rug has helped me to hang on to a part of it."
A few years ago, the Sicilian town of Sutera found a renewed sense of purpose after it started welcoming migrant families. Now, Italy's anti-immigration policies are threatening this new balance.
Brexit might be encouraging them to take more risks.
“We’re not going to stop. If Juba thinks that without bullets we’re not going to be able to protect ourselves and our people they’re wrong,” rebel leader Thomas Cirillo told VICE News.
But if they're in the U.S. illegally, they can be detained.
One million Rohingya refugees remain in Bangladesh as the U.N. accuses Myanmar of genocide