Tough Times for Migrants in South Africa: The Dark Side of the Rainbow Nation. A Report by Jürgen Schneider.
Media reports about alleged migrant slave markets in Libya have resulted in strong reactions across the continent. African politicians demand an investigation and the prosecution of those responsible.
Three in four children regularly suffer violence committed by parents and guardians. In Africa, too, many children become victims of domestic violence. South Africa has now outlawed corporal punishment in the home.
Tanzanian migrant workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates face excessive working hours, unpaid salaries, and physical and sexual abuse. These are some of the details in a new report by Human Rights Watch.
EU-backed agreements between Italy and Libya have reduced the number of migrants reaching EU shores. But the cost has been "unimaginable horrors," according to the UN human rights commissioner Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein.
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