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Lebanon Migrants

Lebanon: Syrians who survived boat sinking allegedly deported

Responding to the shocking news that almost 200 Syrian refugees rescued from a sinking boat off the coast of Lebanon on New Year’s Eve were unlawfully deported and delivered into the hands of the Syrian authorities, Aya Majzoub, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for the Middle East and North...
Europe and Central Asia Asylum

Melilla: Between silence and lies

Sifting through Facebook, Huwaida stumbled upon the footage she was dreading. But it was only when further photos of her uncle Anwar’s lifeless body emerged & a human rights organization on the ground confirmed it, that she knew for sure. Anwar was dead. Anwar from Sudan, was just one of...
Europe and Central Asia Asylum

Morocco: “They beat him in the head, to check if he was dead”: Evidence of crimes under international law by Morocco and Spain at the Melilla border

On 24 June 2022, the deadliest incident ever recorded at the Melilla border between Morocco and Spain left at least 37 Black people dead and 77 more missing. The victims, refugees and migrants from sub-Saharan Africa seeking safety, were met with prolonged and unlawful use of force by Moroccan and...