Deaths at sea expose flaws of Italy-Libya migration pact

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‘To blindly sign a deal like that and close your eyes to the human consequences is very chilling,’ says Amnesty director

The deaths at sea of a mother and child have further exposed the flaws in a pact between Italy and Libya that has led to thousands of migrants being forcibly returned to the chaotic north African country.

Their bodies were found last week in the drifting wreckage of a boat off the Libyan coast by rescuers from the Spanish ship, Proactiva Open Arms. A woman from Cameroon was also found clinging to a piece of wood.

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