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Tired, cold and hungry women rest on board Phoenix rescue boat off Malta in November 2016. (Photo/Giuseppe Carotenuto/UNHCR).

Mediterranean Crossing Just Got Even More Dangerous, As 201 Drown So Far In January 2019 Alone

EU policies, including the decision to enable the Libyan Coast Guard to intercept and return migrants, are contributing to a cycle of extreme abuse.


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After walking for two months, these young men arrived in Djibouti to try for Yemen and Saudi Arabia. (IRIN)

112 Perish In Deadliest Shipwreck Of Year, As Tunisia Becomes New Hotspot For African Migrants

Off the Horn of Africa, another migrant boat disaster on the perilous route to Yemen and the Gulf states from Somalia early in the month cost at least 60 lives


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A Spanish coastguard intercepts a fishing boat carrying African migrants off the island of Tenerife in the Canaries. (Photo/A. Rodriguez/UNHCR).

Migration From Horn Of Africa To Europe Has Dropped Sharply – You Will Be Surprised Why

Journeys from the Horn of Africa to Italy can cost as much as $10,000. In other words, the poorest of the poor cannot afford to migrate.