Italy's port shut-off decreases migrant sea deaths significantly

If there's anything to prove that open borders are actually a pretty inhuman arrangement, the statistics on migrant drowning deaths from Italy would tell that story. Breitbart reports: Migrant sea deaths in the Mediterranean have dropped to the lowest levels in years, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported Saturday. According to the IOM, 515 migrants have either died or gone missing in the first five months of 2019, compared to 664 during the same period of 2018; 1,738 in 2017; 2,557 in 2016; and 1,806 in 2015. Of those who died in 2019, only 260 died in the “Central Mediterranean Route,” which would be headed toward Italy. Migrant arrivals to Europe have correspondingly dropped, with 24,687 arriving in Europe in the first five months of 2019, compared to 43,765 in 2018; 76,501 in 2017; and 212,981 in 2016, during the same period. Last January, Italian daily La...(Read Full Post)
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