Published on 27 Jul 2017 Sections

European migrant crisis: more and more making dangerous journey

Europe’s problem – seeking Europe’s solution. As thousands more migrants and asylum seekers attempt the dangerous journey by the day, France now says it plans to set up screening centres inside Libya – President Macron says he hopes it will stop people taking “crazy risks”. Up to a million people are inside Libyan camps trying to make it to Europe by sea – with countries on the frontline like Italy and Greece, increasingly unable to cope.