At the end of December, the Ghent Court of Appeal will consider the 2019 Essex tragedy, in which 39 Vietnamese migrants died in a refrigerated container shipped from Zeebrugge. Meanwhile, recruitment for human smuggling in Vietnam continues, the Myria Federal Migration Centre writes in its new annual report. Through Essex, the smugglers have pushed up the price of transports even further.

Kristof Clerix
Kristof Clerix

Language: Belgian

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