Thousands of migrants dying on trek across Africa: UN
Thousands of migrants have died after suffering "extreme" abuse while crossing Africa, according to a UN report on Wednesday that estimated 72 people perish each month on the continent's routes.
At least 24 Rohingya migrants feared drowned off Malaysia
A Rohingya migrant is feared to be the only survivor from a boat carrying at least two dozen asylum seekers...
Erdogan threatens Europe with 'millions' of migrants
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Monday that "millions" of migrants will soon head for Europe as he mounted pressure on Western countries to give Turkey more assistance with the Syrian conflict.
Ways to resettle returning Nigerian migrants, by stakeholders
The Nigerian Association of Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Export Group (NEG) and International Organisation for Migration (IOM) have sought ties to support
Paris police clear 500 migrants from camp
French police removed several hundred migrants from a camp in northeast Paris on Thursday, the latest move in a crackdown on the makeshift settlements that regularly spring up in the capital.
Hundreds of hungry migrants flee Libyan detention centre
Hundreds of migrants have fled a detention center in coastal Libya and crowded overnight around a U.N. facility, saying they were denied food for weeks. Around 450 people left Abu Salim detention center. Two of the migrants, as well as activists, said they were forced to beg for money from families to pay police to buy them food. Those who couldn’t pay went hungry.
South Africa president calls for tolerance towards migrants
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday urged South Africans to be tolerant of migrants following recent xenophobic violence, as hundreds of refugees camped outside UN offices demanding to be removed the country, fearing for their safety.
Japan says Nigerian died of starvation after immigration hunger strike
Japanese immigration authorities said Tuesday a Nigerian man who died in detention in June starved to death while on hunger strike, in the first officially acknowledged case of its kind.