An Eritrean suspected of controlling a migrant trafficking network responsible for shipping thousands of people to Europe has been extradited to Italy. Medhanie Yehdego Mered was arrested in the Sudanese capital Khartoum earlier.
An Eritrean man accused of operating a vast human trafficking network funneling people from Africa to Europe has been extradited to Italy from Sudan. It is the first time Italy has captured a top trafficking boss.
A French farmer has been convicted for helping migrants cross the Italian border into France. Cedric Herrou is one of several people who have recently faced criminal charges for challenging France’s border control.
According to a new report published by the US-based Enough Project, Sudan’s infamous Janjaweed militia force is now being used to control Sudan's borders, with financial support from an EU migration management program.
Italy's interior minister has said police and prosecutors have cracked a transnational network dedicated to migrant trafficking. The arrests were made in ten cities across the country.
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