. ‘Parents risk children’s lives – the alternative is worse’: on board a migrant rescue ship « JO LEE MAGAZINE

THE GUARDIAN/Concern has been growing about the number of children in the Mediterranean crossings. On only one day last month, 114 children were pulled from the sea.

“If the number of the children is increasing, it means the situation is so dire that the parents have reached a point where they have to risk the lives of the children because the alternative is worse and unbearable,” says Canelle Kraft, a human rights observer on board the ship.

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