Sunday 4 December 2016

Helping the human tide on EU’s borders

Published 28/08/2015 | 02:30

We have given them the name of 'migrants', but they are mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, children and infants.
We have given them the name of 'migrants', but they are mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, children and infants.

Despair has a unique momentum and people have always attempted to get beyond its clutches.

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But not since the Second World War have hundreds of thousands poured over Europe’s borders.

A record number of 107,500 crossed EU borders last month. We have given them the name of “migrants”, but they are mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, children and infants.

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