Tag Archives: Nigeria

Smugglers’ Routes and Havens in the Sahara

“A Smugglers’ Haven in the Sahara,” by Kevin Sieff for the Washington Post: The smuggler walked past the diaper aisle, through the back door of the convenience store and into the metal shed where the migrants were hiding. It was … Continue reading

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Migration Desert Trail in Libya

“Decay of Libyan state clears desert trail for Africans to Europe,” by Ulf Laessing for Reuters: Abdulkabir and five of his friends, all from Niger, walked for hours over rocky hills and sandy paths to cross into southern Libya, without … Continue reading

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Libyan Coastguard Detains 400 Migrants En Route to Europe

“Libya’s coastguard detains more than 400 migrants en route to Europe,” by Feras Bosalum and Julia Payne for Reuters: Libya’s coastguard has detained more than 400 immigrants, mostly from the Horn of Africa, in its waters in the past two … Continue reading

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EU Critisizes Sweden Over Forced Deportations

“EU slams Sweden over forced deportations,” from the Local: Sweden has been criticized by the EU’s border control authority for failing to meet its code of conduct in regard to the monitoring of forced deportations. The EU borders agency Frontex … Continue reading

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Mapping of Migrant Camps

Migreurop, a network of activists and researchers, have created an amazing tool that maps migrant camps across Europe and the Middle East, and it can be accessed at Closethecamps.org

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