Category: Morocco


Morocco reports blocking 89,000 migrants from reaching Europe in 2018

Morocco has stopped nearly 89,000 people from irregularly migrating to Europe in 2018, the interior ministry said on 17 January...
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Pact to facilitate safe, regular migration backed by 164 countries

In a bid to protect the rights of migrants and curb irregular migration, 164 of 193 United Nations (UN) member states signed The...
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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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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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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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Morocco navy fires at migrant boat, wounding boy

The Morocco navy opened fire on a boat transporting migrants from the North African country to Spain, wounding a 16-year-old boy...
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EU leaders want North African migrant deal

EU leaders say they are ready to negotiate a migrant deal with North African countries, including Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and...
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UN signs migration agreement

For the first time, United Nations member states have agreed to a comprehensive Global Compact to better manage international...
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