Canary Islands tragedy: did the RAF put border security before human safety?
IRR News Service story by Liz Fekete



"An official inquiry was prompted in Spain after twenty-one migrants, trying to cross from the North African coast to the Canary Islands, drowned in two separate incidents in June. Their boats capsized after being intercepted by Spanish patrols. But now questions are being asked about the role of British planes deployed in the region as part of the multinational 'Operation Ulysses'."

For full story please see: Source: http://www.irr.org.uk/2003/october/ak000001.html


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