Amid growing migrant crises, ‘death voyages’ decried

A man rescues a migrant from the Aegean sea off the Greek island of Rhodes. As many as 900 people are feared dead after several boats carrying migrants capsized or ran aground. (Argiris Mantikos / Eurokinissi via AP)

Rescuers responded Monday to two new migrant emergencies off Libya and a third boat ran aground near Greece following a weekend disaster that may have left hundreds dead. European leaders are under pressure to assist the surging number of people fleeing oppression in Africa and the Mideast.

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