The Migrants Files is a project by a European consortium of journalists that aims at precisely assessing the number of men, women and children that died as a result of EU Member States migration policies. Financed by JournalismFund.eu, they started putting together all the data available on migrants casualties since 2000 and published on March 31st with Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Zürich), Sydsvenskan (Malmö), L’Espresso (Rome), Le Monde Diplomatique (Paris), RadioBubble (Athens) and El Confidencial (Madrid).
Read more at http://themigrantsfiles.com
Video excerpts come from this BBC report at lampedusa http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tg7VF1KICak and this footage from Mellila that appeared on Liveleaks http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=f26_1379534093.
Music is Desert Nights by Turjan Aylahn http://www.jamendo.com/en/track/215407/desert-nigth