A lot of Senegalese families have a daughter or a son who journeyed to Europe hoping to find economic wealth. But a countermovement has started and numerous return voluntarily. Supported by an EU financial start-up aid they dare to take this step.
DW spoke with John Dalhuisen, Amnesty's director for Europe and Central Asia, about the allegations that the EU has been complicit in the abuse of migrants in Libya.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with the head of Libya's internationally recognized government, Fayez al-Sarraj. She said "there is still a lot to do" to improve migrant conditions in the country.
African migrants trapped in Libya must be "evacuated," says French President Emmanuel Macron. Bound for the EU-Africa summit, he told Burkina Faso students that migrant trafficking was a "crime against humanity."
Up to 700,000 African migrants are trapped in detention camps in Libya, the head of the African Union's commission says. EU and African leaders said they plan to devise "longer-term solutions for the migration issue."
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