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Italy's Mediterranean Mass Grave: Europe or Die (Episode 4)

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...

by VICE News
Feb 17 2015, 10:35am

Since 2000, more than 27,000 migrants and refugees have died attempting the perilous journey to Europe. With an unprecedented number of people breaking through its heavily barricaded borders in 2014, the EU continues to fortify its frontiers.

In the fourth and 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 desperate migrants adrift in the sea.

Watch Episode 1: "Storming Spain's Razor-Wire Fence"

Watch Part 1 of Episode 2: "Death Boats to Greece (Part 1)"

Watch Part 2 of Episode 2: "Death Boats to Greece (Part 2)"

Watch Episode 3: "Trapped in Bulgaria"