UN Human Rights Office concerned about the lack of assistance to migrants at sea

Restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic have resulted in a lack of assistance for migrants in the Central Mediterranean....
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Drastic drop in irregular migration to Europe during lockdown

During the coronavirus pandemic, Europe has witnessed a major decrease in the arrival of irregular migrants, especially via the...
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Between xenophobia and solidarity: How migrants in Europe are treated

After overcoming major obstacles to reach Europe, many migrants hope to set up a new life for themselves in a new country and...
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Mediterranean: 40,000 people intercepted and returned to Libya between 2017 and 2020

Around 40,000 migrants have been intercepted by the Libyan Coast Guard in the last three years while attempting to reach Europe...
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Baldé, a Senegalese migrant, opens a restaurant in Agadez

We’re in Agadez’s main square. A young, well-dressed man welcomes us. His name is Baldé Chérif Ousmane and he’s a...
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Pélagie, a young migrant turned hairdresser in Agadez

“I’m 24 years old, and married with one child. I came to Agadez to continue on to Libya and then Italy. But I preferred...
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At least 2,500 migrants drowned in 2019 crossing the Mediterranean Sea

In 2019, at least 2,500 people died crossing the Mediterranean Sea, according to the International Organization for Migration...
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Belgium introduces tougher criteria for asylum seeker accommodation

The Belgian government is taking measures to restrict the conditions under which asylum seekers can be granted accommodation,...
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Morocco: Over 27,000 irregular migrants arrested in 2019

Moroccan police arrested 27,317 irregular migrants in 2019, according to a recent statement from the Directorate General of...
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