Unesco director general Audrey Azoulay, right, holds a migrant child next to Algerian artist Rachid Koraichi, left, during a visit to the Jardin d’Afrique, a cemetery in southern Tunisia for migrants who drowned crossing the Mediterranean. Photo: AFP Unesco director general Audrey Azoulay, right, holds a migrant child next to Algerian artist Rachid Koraichi, left, during a visit to the Jardin d’Afrique, a cemetery in southern Tunisia for migrants who drowned crossing the Mediterranean. Photo: AFP
Unesco director general Audrey Azoulay, right, holds a migrant child next to Algerian artist Rachid Koraichi, left, during a visit to the Jardin d’Afrique, a cemetery in southern Tunisia for migrants who drowned crossing the Mediterranean. Photo: AFP
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Drowned migrants get ‘dignified’ burial in Tunisia cemetery

  • The migrants drowned crossing the Mediterranean in the hope of a better life in Europe
  • The migrants deserve a dignified resting place, said Rachid Koraichi, the Algerian artist and Sufi Muslim who built the cemetery

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Unesco director general Audrey Azoulay, right, holds a migrant child next to Algerian artist Rachid Koraichi, left, during a visit to the Jardin d’Afrique, a cemetery in southern Tunisia for migrants who drowned crossing the Mediterranean. Photo: AFP Unesco director general Audrey Azoulay, right, holds a migrant child next to Algerian artist Rachid Koraichi, left, during a visit to the Jardin d’Afrique, a cemetery in southern Tunisia for migrants who drowned crossing the Mediterranean. Photo: AFP
Unesco director general Audrey Azoulay, right, holds a migrant child next to Algerian artist Rachid Koraichi, left, during a visit to the Jardin d’Afrique, a cemetery in southern Tunisia for migrants who drowned crossing the Mediterranean. Photo: AFP
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