Report highlights EU’s shortcomings as refugee numbers surge

HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: This summer and throughout this year, migrants and refugees have continued to flee wars and persecution in the Middle East and North Africa, attempting to get to Europe.

In the first half of this year, 73,000 reached Italy by crossing the Mediterranean Sea. That’s a 14 percent increase from last year, according to a new report from Amnesty International. The report calls attention to the estimated 2,000 people who’ve drowned trying to...

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