While the funds undoubtedly help the refugees, Europe’s motivation is in part to reduce the incentives for those fleeing the conflict to head north.
Senegalese immigrants began to arrive in Argentina in the 1990s and most of them joined the group of street vendors in Buenos Aires and other cities. But in recent months, they have suffered police brutality, denounced as a campaign of racial persecution.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, has caused a stir at the European Union Read more
Wednesday, September 13, 2017. It’s 3 pm when a charter from Libya landed on the International airport with 146 Burkinabe Read more
Olumide Idowu, a strategic planning graduate of the Federal University of Technology, Akure is one of the many Nigerians abroad. Read more
On a recent visit to Senegal for the Spring School on Media and Migration workshop, Anthony Akaeze, senior associate editor, spoke with Stephan Roken, German Ambassador to Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde.
The feeling was odd. Standing like many others inside the port that morning, I reflected on what might have been, Read more
At the end of the year 2016 there were elections in Ghana and Gambia. The Ghanaians have again managed to Read more
There has been a surge in international migration in recent years, reaching a total of 244 million individuals in 2015. Read more
FOLLONICA, Italy, Nov 9 2017 (IPS) – As countless refugees arriving on Italy’s shores report torture, extortion and forced labour in Libyan detention centers, many say they never intended to make the journey to Europe until the chaos in Libya left them no other choice.
About 500 – 1000 illegal immigrants are aided to enter Malawi per week, according to stats from both the Police Read more