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Man Jumps Off Ship Jammed With 572 People Running Out of Food

Daily Beast

By Barbie Latza Nadeau

July 8, 2021

ROME—No one may ever know for sure what drove a man who had just been rescued to jump overboard a migrant rescue vessel on Wednesday night. It could have been the smell of sweat, urine, and vomit from 572 people crammed in the ship—or the fact that no one in Europe seems to give a damn about their fate. After jumping ship, the man was rescued again, and told his saviors, SOS Mediterranee Search and Rescue, a French NGO, that he “could not take it anymore.”

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