Category: Africa


Ethiopians abused along the Gulf migration route

Smuggling and trafficking networks continue to exploit Ethiopian irregular migrants who undertake the dangerous journey by boat...
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Rwanda to host hundreds of migrants trapped in Libya

Hundreds of refugees and migrants stuck in detention centres in Libya may be evacuated to Rwanda due to ongoing attacks and...
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Child’s murder sparks demands for tougher checks at Swiss-German border

Politicians are calling for heightened security measures at Germany’s border with Switzerland after an eight-year-old boy was...
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North Macedonia: At least 34 irregular migrants injured in highway accident, another 240 detained for illegal border crossings.

At least 34 Afghan irregular migrants and a truck driver were injured in a highway accident on 20 July 2019, North Macedonian...
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Cruise ship rescues over 100 migrants stranded at sea near Greece

Maltese cruise ship Marella Discovery has rescued 111 migrants, including 33 children, near Greece’s Peloponnese...
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Migrant rescue operations resumed by MSF and SOS Mediterranee ship in Mediterranean

International aid agencies SOS Mediterranee and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have resumed rescue operations for migrants off...
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Up to 150 irregular migrants feared dead in “the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year”

Up to 150 irregular migrants are missing or feared dead in the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year. “In the afternoon,...
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UN agencies call on EU to restart migrant rescue operations

European countries must restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea and help assist migrants...
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Migrants battle extreme temperatures in as record heatwave hits France

A record heatwave of over 40 degrees Celsius hit France at the start of its summer season in June 2019, leaving vulnerable...
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