This is what it’s really like for refugees arriving in Greek islands….

asylum boat mage“Difficult questions are part of this summer’s reality on the Mediterranean and along its beaches. What does our dream destination on the northern Mediterranean coast look like to those who reach it from places like Eritrea and Syria? Is it okay to vacation in places where others are engaged in a life-or-death struggle? And can we simply look the other way and ignore the suffering, to preserve Europe as the idyllic place it remains today, despite the euro crisis?”

This is a remarkably human, powerful and in depth look at what happens from Die Spiegel.

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