Thursday, October 17News For London

Tag: #refugee #radio #documentary #liverpool

SEA SOULS

SEA SOULS

Racism, Radio, Student, Uncategorized
Refugee crisis is a pressing problem for modern society, 68.5 million people around the world have been forced from home. According to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNCHR), among them there are nearly 25.4 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported in March that deaths on the three main Mediterranean Sea routes have already reached 311 individuals. However, numbers do not always shock, they can cause instead unexpected reactions. It's the case of the refugee memorial in Liverpool, a list of more than 30,000 names of people who have died at sea attempting to reach Europe. The list, created by the artist Banu Cennetoğlu to increase a sense of sympathy for these victims, has instead att