Despite Yemen’s vicious war, a vigorous kidnapping and torture-for-ransom industry, and threats of deportation by Yemenis and Saudis, Ethiopians and Somalis continue to travel to Yemen hoping to reach the Gulf.
There are 40,000 African asylum seekers in Israel, mostly from Sudan and Eritrea. In the last few years many have been held during the nights in a desert detention facility.
A new law requires the employed ones to lodge 20% of their earnings with the state, to be repaid only when they leave the country.
Developments will be a real blow to America’s large and thriving Somali and Libyan communities, for whom family reunions and visits from loved ones will be increasingly difficult
An overloaded boat, carrying around 500 migrants destined for Italy, capsized. The tragedy has put the spotlight on a worrying trend – the increasing numbers of unaccompanied children