African migrants

UNHCR fears 500 dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

The UN refugee agency says it feared around 500 migrants from Africa had drowned in the Mediterranean after witnesses said their overcrowded boat sank.

July 6, 2019
July 6, 2019

Over 80 migrants feared drowned off Tunisia coast

Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent have said on Thursday.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

UNHCR fears 500 dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

The UN refugee agency says it feared around 500 migrants from Africa had drowned in the Mediterranean after witnesses said their overcrowded boat sank.