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Tragic Statistic Of The Day: Thousands Of Refugees Have Died Trying To Escape


A German newspaper has announced the results of their research finding that tens of thousands of refugees have died over the past twenty-five years trying to escape to Europe.

Here’s an excerpt from the AP story, A list of heartbreak: Newspaper tallies 33,293 dead migrants:


The New York Times has a similar article today: German Newspaper Catalogs 33,293 Who Died Trying to Enter Europe.

You might also be interested in Bad Statistic Of The Day: U.S. Reduces Number Of Refugees To Lowest Level In Years.

I’m adding this info to The Best Sites For Learning About World Refugee Day.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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