Life of forced prostitution awaits majority of the 11,009 Nigerian women who arrived on Italy’s shores last year, says International Organisation for Migration
Thursday 12 January 2017 12.35 GMT
The number of Nigerian women travelling by boat from Libya to Italy almost doubled last year, with the vast majority of new arrivals victims of sex trafficking and exploitation, according to the International Organisation for Migration.
A former abductee’s trial for war crimes highlights the problem of children enlisted or seized by armed forces or groups. But change is possible
The devastation wrought by the civil war slows our efforts to help those suffering in a country scarred by years of conflict
Climate change and the end of Soviet state support have forced 600,000 to migrate to the capital, leaving it struggling to cope
by Patrick Kingsley in Mongolia, with photographs and videos by David Levene
In Altansukh Purev’s yurt, the trappings of a herder’s life lie in plain sight. In the corner are his saddle and bridle. By the door, he has left a milk pail. If you didn’t know better, you might think his horses and cattle were still grazing outside on the remote plains of outer Mongolia.
The two men were reportedly confronted by PNG immigration on New Year’s Eve and told they were not allowed to be outside detention centre
By Ben Doherty
Two Iranian refugees on Manus Island have been released from police detention more than 36 hours after being reportedly assaulted by police and immigration officials on New Year’s Eve.
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