Tag: IOM

HRW Slams Algeria again for ‘inhumane treatment of migrants’

June 28, 2018

Human Rights Watch rebuked Algeria for deporting Sub-Saharan migrants in inhumane conditions, and in many cases without considering their legal status in Algeria or their ... Read More

UN Urges Algeria to Stop Expelling Sub-Saharans

May 23, 2018

The United Nations Human Rights Office (OHCHR) urged Algerian Government to stop rounding up and collectively expelling thousands of Sub-Saharan, saying such an ill- treatment ... Read More

Sub-Saharan Migrants die on Algeria-Niger Border- IOM says

May 17, 2018

Dozens of Sub-Saharan migrants have died in abhorrent conditions on the Algerian-Niger borders as Algiers continues summary expulsions, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. ... Read More

Libyan Coastguards Intercept 4 Inflatable Boats Packed with Migrants

May 8, 2018

Libyan coastguard vessels intercepted Monday four inflatable smuggling boats carrying in total over 500 illegal migrants. The captured migrants, off coast of the North African ... Read More

At least 90 Migrants Drowned off Coast of Libya

February 2, 2018

At least 90 migrants, mostly Pakistanis, lost their lives off the coast of Libya on Friday after their boat capsized, according to press reports. The ... Read More

UNHCR’s Protection Chief Praises Morocco for Efforts to Protect Refugees

October 27, 2017

UNHCR’s protection chief Volker Türk has praised Morocco for adopting a National Policy on Immigration and Asylum  aiming at offering protection to refugees, the UN ... Read More

Morocco Migration Policy, Model in Continent- IOM says

October 21, 2017

The humanist migration policy adopted by Morocco stands as a model in the MENA region and the African continent, said Director General of the International ... Read More

Libya Remains Top Priority for UN Migration Agency

August 5, 2017

Head of the International Organization for Migration William Lacy Swing, who visited Libya this week, said this North African country remains a top priority for ... Read More

Libya: At Least 278 African Migrants Rescued at Sea

July 25, 2017

Libyan authorities have rescued in two separate operations on Monday at least 278 migrants as they tried to reach Europe. In one operation, 150 African ... Read More

Libya: Germany Pledges Additional $3.9 Mln Aid For Refugees

June 8, 2017

Germany pledged Thursday to provide an additional $3.9 million to help Libya improve living conditions of refugees in the North African country. The pledge comes ... Read More