Saturday, December 16, 2017

Eritreans Rescued at Sea: ‘It Looked Like They Were Sleeping’

When the Migrant Offshore Aid Station, a Malta-based NGO, rescued 352 Eritreans stranded in Libyan waters, four of their fellow passengers didn't make it...

Alarming Account: ‘Migrants Sold for Organs if They Don’t Pay’, Eritrean Smuggler Reveals

Migrants are being sold for organs harvesting if they are unable to pay for their trips across the Mediterranean,an Eritrean smuggler turned state witness revealed to...

15 Somalis suffocate to death in illegal trafficker’s container

Fifteen Somali immigrants who were locked up in a container aboard a trailer bound for South Africa and Angola suffocated to death. The report published...

Angela Merkel’s humane stance on immigration is a lesson to us all

The German leader has stood up to be counted. Europe should rally to her side. The list of horrors swells. Last week, 71 migrants were...

200-plus immigrant Somalilanders perish in the Mediterranean (photos)

Over four hundred immigrants perished in the Mediterranean on their way to Europe on Saturday, it has now been confirmed. More than two hundred of...

A long walk to freedom: The Syrian, Other Immigrants’ Sad Saga

A little Syrian boy appears between the legs of a line of Hungarian police. He grips a dirty plastic bag of bread rolls and...

Parents in Somaliland are buying their sons taxis so they won’t risk their lives...

In Somaliland, parents are trying to dissuade their children from dangerous and illegal migration to Europe by buying them second-hand cars that can be...

A perilous journey: Khalid’s flight to Europe from Syria – an illustrated account

This is the story of a Syrian who fled war and escaped to Europe. The piece is the first of a three-part series that...

Swaziland calls Somali migrants ‘health hazard’ and ‘nuisance

Somali refugees fleeing conflict in their home nation have travelled to almost every country around the globe in search of security and opportunity. Most...

700+ migrants missing or feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks

At least 65 migrants have died from shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea in the past week. And with hundreds still missing, officials fear the...

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Exclusive – United States suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

Somaliland President Fields New 23-Ministry Government

His Excellency the newly inaugurated President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, today, released his government's first roster of ministers and vice...

Somaliland hailed as it swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There was excitement and optimism on social media as citizens relished...