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Refugees and migrants continue to face extreme forms of violence, exploitation and death on sea and on land across Africa as they move through the continent, UN agencies said on Friday, in an appeal to border authorities to do more to protect them. more
Independent UN human rights experts voice concern about migrant labour exploitation in UK

Independent UN human rights experts have expressed concern about the protection risks faced by migrant workers in the United Kingdom (UK), including “deception, exorbitant recruitme ...

Eight Chinese migrants found dead on beach in Mexico

Bodies of eight Chinese migrants were found on a beach in south Mexico after the boat in which they were travelling capsized, media reports said on Sunday.

IOM says 521 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported on Monday that 521 illegal migrants had been rescued off the coast of Libya over the past week.

Shipwreck off Libya coast leaves more than 61 people drowned

The UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Sunday (December 17, 2023) said as many as 61 migrants, including women and children, were drowned in a shipwreck off the ...

Save lives, UN agencies appeal, after yet another tragedy in the Mediterranean

Three UN agencies on Thursday appealed for greater access to safe and regular pathways for migration and asylum in the European Union after another deadly shipwreck claimed dozens of live ...

Italy: Two die, 30 missing near Lampedusa after migrant boats capsize

Rome:At least two people died and more than 30 went missing near the Italian island of Lampedusa after two ships carrying asylum seekers capsized in rough seas, a police official said Sun ...

Two bodies of illegal migrants found close to Libya-Tunisia border

Tripoli: The Libyan Border Control Department on Monday found two bodies of illegal migrants near the Tunisian border, where hundreds more remain stranded after being expelled by Tunisian ...

UN chief voices horror as scores die in migrant shipwreck off Greek coast

New York: The UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday he was horrified at the news of dozens more deaths in the Mediterranean after an overloaded boat reportedly capsized and sank off the ...

Mexico: Truck with over 170 migrants found

Mexico City: Mexico’s National Institute of Migration (INM) says it has found a truck with 175 migrants, mostly from Central America, in the state of Chiapas.