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Friday, April 24, 2015

A still from the VICE documentary series "Europe or Die." Migrants apprehended by the Libyan Coast Guard are brought to detention centers, where they face deplorable conditions—even torture. (VICE News)

Migrant Crisis on the Med: At Sea With The Smugglers

This week, hundreds of migrants died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea in search for freedom and a better life. But even as attention to the crisis grows, there is little information about what happens to migrants who don't make it to Europe. Those apprehended by the Libyan Coast Guard are brought to detention centers, where they face deplorable conditions—even torture—while they remain locked up for long periods of time. VICE News gained access to chilling footage from the Libyan Coast Guard and traveled to detention centers in the region. Milene Larsson, a VICE News Correspondent, explains.

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Today's Takeaways: Kentucky Bourbon, The Music of Protest, and Sexual Harassment

The Takeaway looks at a massive bourbon heist, Sri Lankan-American musician Bhi Bhiman drops by, and we look at sexual harassment in the restaurant industry.