A Sahrawi refugee stands on a rug at the Sahrawi refugee camp of Dakhla, in the disputed territory of Western Sahara. Photo: AFP

Death in the desert: refugees fleeing to Europe may die in even greater numbers in the Sahara than in the Mediterranean

The most commonly reported cause of death was sickness and lack of access to medicines, followed by starvation, vehicle accidents and shootings and stabbing

Topic |   Europe’s refugee crisis

TOP PICKS

A Sahrawi refugee stands on a rug at the Sahrawi refugee camp of Dakhla, in the disputed territory of Western Sahara. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE