Thursday, August 17, 2017

Roxbury heist target handles cash for African immigrants

The Roxbury money exchange business targeted in Tuesday’s gunpoint robbery of $420,000 in cash has outlets across the country and caters to African immigrants,...

Smuggler who ‘revelled in’ torturing migrants arrested in Italy as almost 9,000 refugees rescued...

A Somali man who colluded with Libyan smugglers to torture and extort fellow migrants in squalid prisons has been arrested in Italy as the...

EU effort to halt migrants flounders in Libya’s chaos

When Libya's coastguard received the first of a long-awaited batch of patrol boats from Italy last month, two of the four vessels still had...

For Western Union, Refugees and Immigrants Are the Ultimate Market

“One million Syrian customers,” CEO Hikmet Ersek says. “Do you think they will ever forget Western Union?” Early in the summer of 2014, executives at Western...

How does it feel to be a refugee? Hear their words

While the need to address the refugee crisis is at an all-time high, unfortunately so is the level of anti-refugee rhetoric and misinformation about...

Somaliland immigration dissipates rumored visa restrictions

The Department of Immigration of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Somaliland allayed fears of restrictions to entry visas to Somaliland for...

Surge of Somali Deportations Worries Communities Already Facing Marginalization

Among the thousands of people Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detain, arrest and deport there are a reported 4,000 Somali nationals in the deportation...

Entire African Delegation Denied Visas To US-Africa Trade Conference

Each year, the University of Southern California hosts the African Global Economic and Development Summit, bringing delegations from Africa to meet with business leaders,...

Rights groups urge reopening of Kenya’s borders to Somali refugees

As the Intergovernmental Authority on Development member states meet in Nairobi with a focus on Somali refugees, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have...

U.S., U.K. Cite Terror Threat in Laptop, Tablet Banned on Flights

U.S. says move affecting flights from Mideast and Africa is based on ‘evaluated intelligence’ The U.S. and Britain banned passengers from carrying most electronics larger...

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In the second week of July, I was in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland. There, I organized Huricap, a program of Amnesty Netherlands, committed...

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Paris Saint-Germain's record signing of Brazilian striker Neymar da Silva Santos Jr for 222 million euros ($263m) has stunned seasoned analysts and fans alike. The move from Barcelona to the French...

The female face of Shariah law in Malaysia

Sitting in a court library surrounded by Islamic law books, Nenney Shushaidah Binti Shamsuddin is polite and softly spoken as she describes the rigours...