The COVID-19 epidemic cannot justify leaving migrants to drown or returning them to risk abuse in Libya, Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Dunja Mijatovic said on Thursday. According to the International Organisation for Migration’s (IOM) Libya office, Mijatovic’s comments came a day after some 51 rescued migrants were returned to Libya in spite ofRead
Police in South Africa on Thursday forced the evacuation of hundreds of foreign migrants who had been sheltering in a church premise for months. Wearing riot gear, the police officers broke down the front door of the church and forced their way. The migrants refused to leave the church, demanding that the government relocates them.Read More
As more Nigerians seek for greener pastures overseas, there are indications that they will be faced with various forms of violence, exploitation and other abuses along the Central Mediterranean route, a recent report by WAKA Well by IOM X an International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) working in Nigeria stated.
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Disturbed by the increasing spread of Coronavirus, COVID-19 in Nigeria especially in Kano and Lagos states, Executive Chairman/Founder of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, has made an additional N3.3 billion grant towards equipping two existing permanent facilities in Kano and Lagos states, whilst collaborating with the teaching hospitals in those states. This will further strengthenRead