Photo Gallery: Calls for New Asylum Policy Follow Lampedusa Disaster
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Photo Gallery: Calls for New Asylum Policy Follow Lampedusa Disaster

Lampedusa Tragedy Deaths Prompt Calls to Amend Asylum Rules

After over 180 African refugees died when their boat sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa last week, Europe is debating its asylum policy with renewed vigor. Politicians are calling for the EU to distribute the burden more fairly.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan