« The group is particularly concerned about what it calls “externalization,” which includes the common practice of ignoring asylum claims. Moreover, the report states Europe actively prevents Africans from reaching its shores by boat. As a result, in 2011 alone, at least 1,500 people, including women and children, drowned in the Mediterranean Sea.
I know, you shouldn’t put a price on a human’s life, but for fuck’s sake, just to do the calculation here: let’s assume that an asylum seeker costs the state 80’000 bucks per year (I heard different numbers, so I’m going with a high one). Europe has a population of around 730 million people. So for each asylum seeker, each European pays about 0.0001 bucks per year. In other words, given these numbers, they killed 1500 people in order to save me a grand total of 15 cents per year. Thanks a lot, assholes. Amnesty: EU does not value migrants’ lives — RT