Migrant death toll rises along Morocco-Spain route

Migrants are choosing ever more dangerous routes and putting their lives at risk as southern European nations crack down on...
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Awareness Raising Day on the Migrant Project in Niamey

The Migrant Project in Niger, in partnership with the NGO Aide à l’Information Communautaire (AIC), organised on 18 ...
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Mali, Guinea and Congo-Brazzaville targeted by travel restrictions in Morocco

Since 1 November, Morocco is imposing new restrictions for entry on its territory to nationals of Mali, Guinea-Conakry and...
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Somali man kills himself in Libyan detention centre

A 28-year-old Somali man set himself on fire on 24 October 2018 at the Tariq Al-Sikka detention centre in the Libyan capital of...
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Female migrants face sexual abuse and extortion at the hands of Moroccan security forces

Sub-Saharan African migrants, particularly women, continue to be exposed to sexual violence, physical abuse and degrading...
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Algeria returns 370 migrants to Niger, including 38 children victims of criminal networks

Algeria repatriated to Niger a group of 370 Nigerien clandestine migrants, including 38 children, on 12 November, according to...
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Gambian National Assembly Member calls for bilateral solutions on irregular migrants in Europe

National Assembly Member for Banjul North, Ousman Sillah, has called on European governments suspend the forced repatriation of...
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Eighty-four Eritrean migrants rescued from kidnappers in Sudan

On 18 November 2018, Sudanese government forces rescued a group of 84 Eritrean migrants who were kidnapped by human traffickers...
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Rescued migrants forcibly removed from cargo ship in Libya

A group of over 70 migrants have been forcibly removed from a ship that rescued and taken them to the Libyan city of Misrata. The...
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