Archive for: May 2nd, 2020

COVID-19 lockdown worsens migrants’ suffering in Libya

For migrants who have left African countries for Libya, life was already a struggle before the coronavirus pandemic, and now lockdown measures are leaving many without work.

For migrants who have left African countries for Libya, life was already a struggle before the coronavirus pandemic, and now lockdown measures are leaving many without work.

Sturz Al Jazeera

Thousands of Ethiopian migrants quarantined in universities wait to go home

Thomson Reuters
By Emeline Wuilbercq

ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Thousands of Ethiopian migrants expelled from the Middle East and African countries are being quarantined in universities in a sign of the strain placed on vulnerable nations by mass deportations amid the coronavirus crisis.Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Somalia and other countries have deported more than 5,000 illegal migrants to Ethiopia since April 1, according to the U.N. migration agency.

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