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Detention centre in Libya. (Photo/IRIN).

In A Reversal Of Migration Trends, 1,700 Sudanese Refugees Leave Libya For Niger, Some Arrested

There are fears that intensified conflict in southern Libya could lead to a large scale displacement crisis in northern Niger


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Niger is the main transit country for large-scale smuggling across the Sahara desert towards North Africa. (Photo/ IRIN)

New Report Describes How African Migrants Cross The Sahara In Hopes Of Reaching Europe, But This Year Could Be Different

The moment migrants arrive at Agadez bus station in Niger, they become part of a vibrant smuggling economy. The whole journey to Europe could cost $3000-$5000