Daily Archives: August 3, 2019

More Than 100 Rescued Migrants Stranded in Cameroon

EBODJE, SOUTHERN CAMEROON – More than 100 migrants from Togo, Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Benin are stranded in Cameroon after they were rescued by the central African state’s military from their capsizing vessel in the Atlantic Ocean. The migrants, who …

In Shock and Tears, Mogadishu Mourns Loss of Slain Mayor

Mogadishu residents are mourning the loss of their mayor, who died Thursday of injuries suffered in a suicide bombing July 24 that killed at least six other people.

Abdirahman Omar Osman, 53, simply known as “Injineer Yariisow,” which translates from …

Fate of Refugees and Migrants in Recently Shut Libyan Detention Centers of Concern

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency welcomes the closure of three detention centers in Libya but voices concern about the whereabouts and fate of the refugees, asylum seekers and migrants who were held in the facilities.

The U.N. refugee agency …

Fate of Refugees and Migrants in Recently Shut Libyan Detention Centers of Concern

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency welcomes the closure of three detention centers in Libya but voices concern about the whereabouts and fate of the refugees, asylum seekers and migrants who were held in the facilities.

The U.N. refugee agency …

Fate of Refugees and Migrants in Recently Shut Libyan Detention Centers of Concern

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency welcomes the closure of three detention centers in Libya but voices concern about the whereabouts and fate of the refugees, asylum seekers and migrants who were held in the facilities.

The U.N. refugee agency …