Tag: migrants

Some 5000 migrants cross from Morocco to occupied enclave of Ceuta

May 18, 2021

Nearly 5000 migrants, including young Moroccans, crossed from the northern coasts to the Spanish-occupied enclave of Ceuta, local media reported.   One person died in ... Read More

MSF denounces Algeria’s inhuman treatment & illegal deportation of migrants

April 24, 2021

Thousands of Sub-Saharan migrants have been abused, tortured, stripped, robbed of their phones and savings by Algerian authorities before dumping them on desert border with ... Read More

Algeria lets migrants die after an accident near Niger borders

March 31, 2021

Algerian authorities have left migrants die crammed in a bus after an accident near Niger where Algerian army intended to abandon them in the desert. ... Read More

UNHCR calls for international solidarity to help migrants in Libya

September 18, 2019

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has called for international solidarity to allow the distribution of refugees stranded in Libya to other countries. Welcoming ... Read More

Morocco, example of humanity for migrants- Pope says

March 31, 2019

Pope Francis, who made a lightening two-day trip to Rabat, praised Morocco for adopting a policy that guarantees protection and integration of migrants. Morocco “will ... Read More

Libya: Maltese armed forces escort migrant-held Turkish tanker to Maltese port

March 29, 2019

Maltese armed forces have managed to usher a Turkish tanker hijacked by migrants who left Libyan coasts to the port of the city of Senglea. ... Read More

Over 37,000 Migrants Abandoned by Algeria in Desert Border with Niger

November 22, 2018

Algeria has been slammed for summary expulsions of more than 37,000 migrants in the desert border with Niger between 2014 and 2018. Algeria’s interior ministry ... Read More

Morocco Readmits Migrants who Stormed Spanish Enclave

August 24, 2018

Morocco has accepted to readmit the Sub-Saharan migrants who got over a border fence separating the Spanish occupied enclave of Ceuta. “The 116 sub-Saharan migrants ... Read More

The 40 African Migrants stranded at Sea Arrive in Tunisia

August 1, 2018

The Tunisian authorities have finally agreed to accept for humanitarian reasons a commercial vessel carrying around 40 African migrants who have been stranded for two ... Read More

Libyan Coast Guards Intercept almost 1,000 Migrants in One Day

June 25, 2018

Libyan coastguards have picked up about 1000 African migrants on inflatable boats in several operations Sunday and recovered the body of ten others, officials at ... Read More