SABC News - African migrants


Migrants traded in "slave markets" in Libya, U.N. agency says

Tuesday 11 April 2017 15:48

Growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are traded in what they call slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual exploitation.


Thousands of African migrants protest Israel detention policy

Monday 6 January 2014 06:56

Thousands of African migrants, many holding banners demanding freedom for compatriots jailed by Israel, protested on Sunday in a Tel Aviv square against a new open-ended detention law


Over 100 dead, 200 missing as migrant boat sinks off Italy

Thursday 3 October 2013 20:25

More than 100 people drowned and over 200 were unaccounted for after a boat packed with African migrants caught fire and sank off the southern Italian island of Lampedusa


Israel to deport African migrants to Uganda

Friday 30 August 2013 11:22

Israel has struck a deal to deport tens of thousands of illegal African migrants to Uganda, Haaretz newspaper reported on Friday.


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