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Irregular Migration: Migrants reception centre in Abidjan to raise awareness in Williamsville

Credits: Ministères par DR   Religious and community leaders, youth and women’s associations in the Williamsville area of Adjamé commune have listened carefully to the advice of the Centre for Reception, Information, Orientation and Support of Coastal Migrants of Ivory Coast (CAIOAM-CI).   Indeed on Tuesday, April 10, the space “Téré de Williamsville”  hosted an […]

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Detainees in Libya “electrocuted and burnt”

Credits: 24heures   Thousands of men, women and children are being held in horrible conditions in Libya by armed groups, according to a UN report released on Tuesday. Libya has fallen into chaos after the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi after a popular uprising in 2011.   Armed groups took advantage of this situation. From […]

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Ghanaians exploit and trade their compatriots in Libya

Credits: Intellivoire   The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration made on Wednesday a startling revelation about the slave trade of African migrants in Libya. She told parliament how some Ghanaians are involved in the trafficking and exploitation of other Ghanaians through the establishment of camps along desert roads where they exploit and trade their […]

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Arrest warrants against over 200 smugglers in Libya

Credits: VOA Afrique   Several arrest warrants have been issued against more than 200 Libyan and foreign traffickers involved in a vast network of illegal immigration to European shores, the Libyan prosecutor’s office said.   “We have 205 arrest warrants against people involved in organizing immigration operations, trafficking in human beings, (cases of) torture, murder […]

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21 feared dead, 72 rescued from migrant ships off Libyan coast

Credits: Santi Palacios/AP   Twenty-one people are feared dead and 72 have been rescued following migrant rescues in the central Mediterranean, the SOS Mediterranee aid group said on Tuesday.The survivors are being taken to the Sicilian port of Pozzallo, the non-governmental organization, which runs a rescue boat with Doctors Without Borders (MSF), said in a […]

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