How Libya became the gatekeeper of Africa’s migrant crisis

A migrant rests with her children at a naval base after they were brought back by Libyan coast guards in Tripoli, Libya.
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Migrants, rest after arriving on a rescue boat at the Port of Malaga, Spain

Migrants, part of a group intercepted aboard a dinghy off the coast in the Mediterranean Sea, rest after arriving on a rescue boat at the Port of Malaga, Spain.

Turkey rescues refugees stranded in Aegean Sea

Turkish Coast Guard helicopters fly over the Aegean Sea within a rescue operation for the refugees stuck in rocks in offshore Dikili district of Izmir, Turkey. The refugees, including women and children, were trying to reach Greek Islands when an inflatable boat carrying them got stuck at the small islet near Dikili district of Izmir, according to a statement from the Turkish Coast Guard. The coast guard teams airlifted four children, while the others were transferred to safety in boats.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Somali refugees study the Quran in the Dadaab refugee camp

Somali refugees study the Quran at a school in the Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya.

Migrants spend winter in shelter tents in Paris

Migrants set up temporary shelter tents near the Canal Saint-Martin, Jaures and Stalingrad metro stations in northern Paris. Migrants struggle to cope through hard conditions in the winter season. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Europe’s Migrant Crisis : Millions Still to Come

Migrants, part of a group intercepted aboard a dinghy off the coast in the Mediterranean Sea, look on as they stand on a rescue boat upon arrival at the port of Malaga, Spain.

Manus Island : Dark chapter of Australian immigration poised to close …

Hundreds of asylum seekers have barricaded themselves into the Manus Island center for two weeks without regular food or water supplies, defying attempts by Australia and Papua New Guinea to close the facility, saying they fear for their safety if removed to transit centers.