Photo and text taken from African Migrants Risk Lives to Flee War and Persecution at World Watch Moniter.
"At least 232 migrants were killed after their boat caught fire last week. Hundreds more are still missing.
"The latest tragic incident of hundreds of African migrants drowning in European waters tells a wider story...
"Father Mussie Zerai, Chairman of the Habeshia Agency, which works on behalf of these migrants, says he believes the majority of those involved in last’s week’s shipwreck were Christians.
" “I look at the list of the survivors and 90 per cent is Christian,” he said. “They are coming from Eritrea and Ethiopia."