A woman lays a candle by the sea during a candle light vigil in Sliema, in the outskirts of Valletta, Malta, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off the coast of Libya on Saturday as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy. The burial ceremony of the 24 rescued bodies will take place in Malta Thursday.

While Europe Wrestles With Migrant Issue, A Vigil Is Held In Malta

Though anti-immigrant sentiment runs high in Malta, a tiny island in the Mediterranean, it’s not stopping citizens from reflecting on the humanitarian disaster reflected in the deaths of 1,500 refugees fleeing to Europe so far this year.

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