Eight months after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank off the coast of Lampedusa, killing more than 360 people and spurring an international outcry, the flow of migrants risking the perilous sea journey to Europe shows no signs of letting up. Already this year, the number of migrants arriving by boat on Italy’s shores has surpassed 40,000, the total number of migrants that arrived in 2013.
On World Refugee Day, June 20, TIME is publishing a collection of images from photographer Massimo Sestini, who accompanied the Italian navy on its rescue missions earlier this month. The shots depict the treacherous conditions in which tens of thousands of migrants and refugees attempt the crossing, packed in rickety motorboats with limited supplies. But they also reveal, in a manner rarely seen, the human faces of some of the men, women and children who risk everything to make it to Europe.
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Nick Felton is one of the Facebook product design team, and is credited with being one of the most influential designers working in the US today. An obsession with data, charts and graphs translates into accessible information design. Each year he creates a Personal Annual Report from…
Woolly bollard supporting London Cycling Campaign’s Space for Cycling campaign. If you’re London based, do show some support for the campaign by going to the Space for Cycling website and asking your local candidates to support cycle friendly initiatives in your area.