Monday, August 20, 2018

The Libyan Slave Trade Has Shocked the World. Here’s What You Should Know

A video of men appearing to be sold at auction in Libya for $400 has shocked the world and focused international attention on the...

AU, EU leaders plan immediate evacuation of migrants in Libyan detention centers

More than 700 thousand migrants held in Libya are to be evacuated urgently. The question of migrants and their mistreatment dominated the just concluded AU-EU...

Italy Probes Deaths Of 26 Nigerian Women At Sea

The bodies of 26 Nigerian women were recovered from the Mediterranean Sea, and Italian prosecutors are probing whether their deaths are linked to sex...

Libyan migrant “prisons”, climate change inequality, and evidence-based aid: The Cheat Sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around...

Justin Trudeau rolls the dice on immigration

Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is doing something no Canadian government has done for decades: It is gambling on a lot more immigration. There should be...

Italian court sentences to life Somali human trafficking lord

An Italian court has sentenced to life imprisonment a sadistic people smuggler who raped, tortured and murdered migrants trying to reach Europe from North...

U.S., Turkey Halt Visitor Visas as Diplomatic Spat Escalates

The U.S. and Turkey each suspended visa services for citizens looking to visit the other country, a sharp escalation of a diplomatic spat that...

Trump administration cites Edmonton attack in call for immigration changes

The Trump administration wants to change the immigration rules that allowed a man accused of perpetrating a terrorist attack in Edmonton last month to...

London’s Uber Ban Raises Questions on Race and Immigration

There is one question that bothers Sahrab Shinwari: “Would they have banned Uber if its drivers had been white and English?” The shock decision last...

Canada defends refugee system as Somali immigrant charged in attack

Canada defended its immigration and refugee vetting system on Monday after a Somali immigrant, who had drawn scrutiny for his alleged extremist views, was...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...