Sudan says its militia has arrested 600 Ethiopian migrants near the border with Libya and Egypt as the Ethiopians were on the perilous journey to Europe.
“The Rapid Support Forces (RSF) has arrested about 600 illegal Ethiopian migrants and thwarted several human trafficking operations near Sudan’s border with Egypt and Libya and at Al-Nakheel area in the Sahara desert,” Sudan Tribune quoted the commander of the force, Mohamed Hamdan as saying.
“The migrants have been handed over to the authorities in North Darfur as a prelude to repatriate them into their home country,” he said.
Sudan is a transit route to thousands of immigrants heading to Europe. Hundreds die each year trying to cross the Mediterranean high seas.
Ethiopians flee persecution, poverty, economic marginalization and harassment perpetrated by the government in their country.
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Addis Abeba, Oct. 26/2017 – At least ten people were killed today and 20 more wounded in a fresh round of protest that started on
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Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has not made any recent comments on the unrest that is engulfing major towns in Oromia, including those close to the
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KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait (Arab Times)―An Egyptian man and an Ethiopian woman who escaped from the Deportation Center at two different locations were apprehended by security