Map of the Day: Maritime Crisis in the Andaman Sea

Today's map comes from the International Organization for Migration.  It offers a detailed visualization of migration routes traveled by Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar and Bangladesh in risky sea voyages. The IOM released this map today as part of a ...

Boat With 600 Migrants Sinks Off Libyan Coast

There is a steady stream of stories coming out today that suggest the that Italy-bound refugees from Libya are dying en masse at sea.  According to UNHCR over 9,000 refugees have made the voyage from Libya to Italy or Malta. A not insignificant number have died along the way.