Fears for Ivorian Migrants Returned to Libya

Fears for Ivorian Migrants Returned to Libya
Fears for Ivorian Migrants Returned to Libya

The UN has voiced concern for the safety of 36 migrants who have been turned away by the Tunisian authorities at the Libyan border.

The migrants, from Ivory Coast and include a number of children, were sent back into Libyan territory from the southern border area of Medenine.

The Tunisian government says they are not its responsibility.

Libya’s geographical location and unstable political situation has made it a focus for migrants hoping to continue on to Europe.


Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.


Africa Observatory is one the publishing of AFRAM and it has been published each two weeks. It has been delivered to different institutions via e-mail.

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