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World in Progress: Graves for anonymous migrants

Sarah Mersch
January 10, 2018

Thousands of illegal migrants drown every year in the attempt to reach Europe by boat. Some of the corpses are being washed ashore in Zarzys on the Tunisian south coast, which is about 50 kilometers from the Libyan border. Sarah Mersch met a man who is trying to pay them respect by burying them. Even though in most cases, he never even knows their names.

https://p.dw.com/p/2qdhD

(author: Sarah Mersch/ presenter: Conor Dillon) 
 

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