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Why Migrant Detention Centers in Libya Won’t Be Closed

Source: The Global Post by Martin Plaut July 19, 2019 in Opinion African migrants in a packed room at the Tariq Al-Matar detention centre on the outskirts...

MSF Libya: Attack on detention centre “horrific tragedy, easily avoided”

MSF says the detainees were from mainly from Mali, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Bangladesh and Morocco. MSF visited the camp yesterday, before the attack. MSF RESPONSE:...

Peace and security for whom? German churches discuss better, safer migration...

This week has seen a remarkable gathering in the German city of Dortmund, where the Protestant churches considered a range of topics - including...

Realising rights within the Israeli asylum regime: a case study among...

By Tanja R. Muller. Source ABSTRACT Israel has since 2005 become an important destination for asylum seekers from sub-Saharan Africa. Even though it was an early signatory...

Libyan – Italian co-operation: a worrying development for Eritreans

Libyan officials will be visiting inmates in Italian prisons. This was announced by the Libyan newsagency - LANA. What the role of these visits will be...

Eritrean refugees protest conditions in Libyan detention as resettlement solutions falter

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Shabia Mantoo – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's...

UNHCR plans for refugees in Ethiopia

Full Report from UNHCR Here REFUGEES FROM ERITREA Since 2000, Ethiopia has received and hosted thousands of Eritrean refugees fleeing  persecution. Testimonies of recent arrivals from...

Returned to hell: how refugees are being forced back to Libya

Almost 1,000 returned to Libya since the beginning of this year Source: MSF Situation update: Migrants and refugees returned to Libya now in overcrowded detention centres   Over...

Hard-right Belgian councillor arrested for “selling visas to refugees”

Are you a refugee? Need a visa? If you have Euro 20,000 then Melikan Kucam could be your man. A member of the Flemish...

With Ethiopia’s border now open, why are Eritreans still fleeing to...

Source: African Arguments https://africanarguments.org/2019/01/15/ethiopia-border-open-why-eritrea-sudan-fleeing/ By Michael Emile Kynaston Jones January 15, 2019 Despite huge regional shifts, Eritreans continue to flee through Sudan, aided by resilient and flexible people-smuggling networks. When...
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