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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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Italian Authorities Unable to Recieve 700 Migrants on a Medicins Sans Frontieres Rescue Boat

“Italian island turns away migrant boat with hundreds on board – because it has run out of room,” by Caroline Mortimer for the Independent: Italian authorities have prevented a rescue boat with 700 migrants on board from landing on the … Continue reading

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Stories of Migrant Journey Failures Reaches Home

“Failed Migrant’s Journey to Europe Echoes in Africa,” by Heidi Vogt for the Wall Street Journal: Mustaf Hussein Abukar wanted a better life for his younger brother, in Europe. Instead, he got an encounter with a human-smuggling racket that nearly … 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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Another Boat of 250 Migrants Capsizes Off the Coast of Italy

“Dozens killed in new migrant shipwreck south of Sicily,” by Wladimir Pantaleone for Reuters: Dozens of people died on Friday when a boat carrying around 250 migrants capsized between Sicily and Tunisia, in the second such shipwreck this month, the … Continue reading

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