PBS NewsHour

Tensions rise in Lampedusa over swell of economic migrants

Clip: 09/01/2021 | 6m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

Europe’s human rights commissioner has called on the continent to welcome Afghan refugees with open arms. But this latest chapter in the refugee and migrant crisis will add to thousands of people, mainly from Africa, still making the desperate journey. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant just returned from the Italian island of Lampedusa, off the coast of Tunisia, where he filmed this report.

Aired: 09/01/21

Rating: NR

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