Peril on the migrant route in southern Africa
14 December 2022 | 3:29 pm
Undocumented migrants who leave their countries in the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes region increasingly risking death as they near their destination in southern Africa. Many of them are young Ethiopians.
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More people are trying to cross the Mediterranean to seek a better life, but many do not make it. The UN has slammed policies by some states that seek to make the crossing harder.
In Tunisia, the number of migrants leaving for Italy has increased since the start of the year. Coastguard officials in the southeastern Sfax region say there's been a 300 percent increase compared to 2022.
Italian police brought dozens of suspected human smugglers into custody, after a nearly four-year-long probe. The suspects helped migrants travel by sea to Italy, then faciliated their journey to northern Europe.
The Philippines and Kuwait are locked in a row over the rights of migrant labor following the brutal killing of a Filipino domestic worker.
Donzens of people have drowned after a fishing boat carrying migrants capsized off the Greek coast, and dozens more are feared missing. Around 100 others have been rescued.
UN agencies called for investigating and holding to account smugglers and human traffickers. Nine Egyptian men were arrested for allegedly trafficking the migrants on the boat into Europe.
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One year since tens of migrants and refugees died in a crush at the border between Spain and Morocco, Amnesty International has accused the two countries of a "cover-up."
The four men were allegedly part of a "patchwork association" of smugglers. In July 2022, 53 migrants from Latin American countries were found dead in Texas after they were shut inside a truck amid hot temperatures.
Dozens of people have drowned or disappeared in the past weeks crossing from West Africa to the Canary Islands as Spain and Morocco attract criticism for slow sea rescues.
Three boats with dozens of migrants left Kafountine, in the South of Senegal, for the Canary Islands over a week ago. One of the boats had about 200 people on board.
Child trafficking and exploitation is on the rise along the route that undocumented migrants take from the Horn of Africa to Saudi Arabia, the UN says. Boys and girls aged 13 to 17 are particularly vulnerable.
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