For readers who are new to our “Camp of the Saints” series: the title refers to the apocalyptic refugee scenario described in Jean Raspail’s novel The Camp of the Saints.
Since early April I’ve been referring to the migration wave from North Africa across the Mediterranean as “The Camp of the Saints”. The refugee crisis began in January as soon as the uprising in Tunisia got going in earnest, and intensified as the “Arab Spring” spread to other countries in the region. Since NATO began its air war on Libya, most of the new refugees have been fleeing the Libyan civil war.
By popular request, I’ve collected links to all our previous articles about the “Camp of the Saints” refugee crisis. The reference list below will be updated as new posts are added to the series: