Officials in Libya have issued arrest warrants for over 200 Libyans and foreigners believed to have been involved in a smuggling syndicate abusing African migrants trying to get to Europe.
Officials in Ghana have said that they have deported 100 illegal African immigrants for engaging in deceitful activities in the West African country.
A truck packed with African migrants crashed near the Libyan town of Bani Walid on Wednesday, leaving at least 19 dead and nearly 80 injured, officials said.
Israeli officials on Sunday started issuing notices to African migrants in the country urging them to leave the country or face jail term in a major crackdown on illegal migrants.
An estimated 90 migrants are feared to have drowned off the coast of Libya after a smuggler’s boat capsized early on Friday, leaving three known survivors and 10 bodies washed up on shore, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM)…
Seven North African migrants died on Monday trying to reach Spain’s Canary Islands from Morocco in a small inflatable boat, Spanish authorities said.
Survivors from a boat that foundered off Libya’s coast on Tuesday said about 50 people who had embarked with them were feared dead, while the coastguard said the number of missing might be as high as 100.
African migrants expected to leave Israel this year were expecting to be given safe passage to Uganda and Rwanda according to some rights groups.
African migrants in Israel have all been ordered to leave the country or face jail term in a major crackdown on illegal migrants.
Some 142 illegal migrants were evacuated from Libya on Wednesday as part of ongoing efforts to ensure that all stranded African migrants return to their home countries.