Credits: RFI/Claire Bargeles In The Gambia, a group of former migrants repatriated from Libya last year decided to take action against the mass departure of young people from the country. They set up an association to share their experiences and discourage candidates from the routes of irregular migration to Italy. And to reach young […]
Credits: Francesco Semprini / La Stampa In the humanitarian horror that Libya has become, the migrant detention centre at Abu Salim is by no means the worst. Migrant centres in this country, packed with thousands of people seized on the trafficking routes that criss-cross Libya, have become renowned for forced labour, beatings, torture and rape. […]
Crédits : MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP Two migrants repatriated after many difficult years on the continent have created an association to raise awareness and to demand for more job opportunities. After being stripped of his clothes, beaten, enslaved and finally sent back to Gambia, Karamo Keïta is sure that nobody should live the hell he experienced in […]
Twenty-three west African migrants, including a seven-year-old girl, were found alive after being abandoned in the depths of the Sahara
The Head of IOM in West Africa speaks about the situation in Gambia and its effects on migration. There is hope in the country, but there is need for better prospects at home.
West african migrants are exposed to dangers, threats, racket and other difficulties even before crossing the desert to North Africa, according to a research of the 4Mi.