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International Rescue Committee Issues Statement on Safe and Legal Routes for People Seeking Safety

Jun 11, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The International Rescue Committee issued the following statement by Imogen Sudbery, director of policy and advocacy, on safe and legal routes for people seeking safety:

Seven migrants have drowned after a boat carrying more than sixty people sank off the coast of the Greek island of Lesvos, while trying to make the crossing from Turkey. Two of the victims are said to be children, the latest in a number of incidents that put a devastating spotlight on the treacherous journeys to safety tha...