Mediterranean migrant tragedy: why are so many risking their lives

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Journalist Emmanuelle Chaze joins Jeremy Cliffe in Berlin and Emily Tamkin in Washington DC to discuss her seven weeks on a rescue boat in the Mediterranean. They talk about why so many are making the treacherous journey, and why they get so little help from official agencies.

Then in You Ask Us, they discuss how migration is viewed politically across the world

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