John Hamilton is the Deputy Operation Officer of the MOAS team, a Non-governmental Organization which is contributing to save lives of migrants in the Mediterranean sea.
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.
The reporter Selam Gebrekidan collected for Reuters the testimony this long suffering of Ruta Fisheye, an Eritrean girl who escaped from the prisons of Daesh.
According to “Save the Children Italy,” the number of unaccompanied minors arriving in Italy is rapidly increasing. Most girls are Nigerian and Romanian, while boys are mainly Egyptian, Albanian and Eritrean. A gold mine for traffickers.
275,108 migrants sont arrivé ar Mer en Europe dans la première moitié de 2016. Nigérians, Érythréens et Gambiens sont les plus nombreux parmi les migrants africains à emprunter cette route.
© 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 […]
Niamey hosted a regional workshop for media professionals from Niger, Nigeria and Senegal, which has led to the creation of a network of media operators specialised in migration issues.
Poverty, persecution and conflict are among the reasons refugees were forced to flee their homelands. By the time they had another more urgent motive: escape from Libya.