On the route that leaves from Northern Morocco to Spain the number of arrivals have more than doubled since the beginning of the year.
People smuggling in Africa is a major criminal operation that collects billions of euros every year from desperate people.
The bodies of two candidates for irregular migration have been recovered by elements of the Coast Guard on a rocky beach of Annaba, in Algeria.
Eight migrants, including five children, were found dead in the Nigerian desert. The tragedy happened while the victims were attempting to travel to neighboring Algeria.
In North Africa, a lot of songs, popular among young people, speak about the reasons of the emigration. A young Kabyle Rocker chooses the opposite theme: “No, I do not want to go” – he said in his song, recording a great success among the public on Internet.
© AFP PHOTO/FAROUK BATICHE Thousands of children leave Sahel countries for North Africa and the Persian Gulf. They often face exploitation and abuse along this long and dangerous journey. The suffering of trafficked children represents one of the darkest aspects of migration in the recent decades. The tragedy of 34 migrants who were found dead […]