[JURIST] UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [official profile; JURIST news archive] on Saturday urged the international community to take action after a second migrant ship capsized near the Italian island of Lampedusa last week during an attempt to cross from Africa to Europe. The incident resulted in nearly 30 deaths. Ban emphasized the need to adopt new approaches [press release] to migration, focusing on the vulnerability and human rights of migrants. Migrants facing political unrest and persecution in Africa and the...

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