The Migration Tragedy

Confronted by the impenetrable wall of the European fortress, the migratory routes are causing more and more victims. Considered as a security threat, the matter of migration has become a priority in the framework of Euro-Mediterranean policies, often to the expense of the Southern countries.
The Migration Tragedy
From Zarzis to Tunis, exiles demonstrate against the lack of UNHCR protection
| 23 April 2022 | 15 minutes
Faced with a lack of adequate protection from the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), protesting exiles are demanding to be evacuated from Tunisia. After occupying the agency's offices in Zarzis for several weeks, they gathered "to assert [their] rights and get assistance" in front of the Tunis headquarters.
The Migration Tragedy
Confronted with war, Tunisians flee Ukraine
| 03 March 2022 | 7 minutes
With the advent of war, hundreds of Tunisians decided to leave Ukraine, fleeing the fighting and bombing.
The Migration Tragedy
Arbitrary arrests and residence permits: racist ordeals for Sub-Saharans in Tunisia
| 23 February 2022 | 5 minutes
In Tunisia, obtaining a residence permit is often synonymous with administrative difficulties and inequalities in terms of access, particularly for Sub-Saharan Africans. In addition to the administrative difficulties, they have been subject to arbitrary arrests and humiliating treatment for over a month and a half.  
The Migration Tragedy
At the Heart of Human Trafficking Networks in Libya
| 01 December 2020 | 15 minutes
"Even from here in Agadez, I could have you sold over in Libya. Because all the smugglers who are here know the good and bad drivers. They know very well who to turn to if they want to sell their migrants”, says Abdoulaye*, a migrant turned smuggler in the north of Niger. Although he says that it is not his intention, the migrants that he sends to Libya sometimes end up in human trafficking networks.
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In Italy, the obscure deportation process of Tunisian migrants
| 26 November 2020 | 10 minutes
Renegotiated in August 2020, a bilateral agreement between Tunisia and Italy authorises Rome to repatriate Tunisian migrants. As has been denounced by civil society, the vagueness of the procedure allows authorities to deport migrants without them knowing their rights or being given the possibility of applying for asylum. This is an account of a journey in reverse; from Italy to Tunisia.  
The Migration Tragedy
The Impossible Return of the Tunisians who Died in France
| 21 May 2020 | 7 minutes
With international borders closed, the families of 134 Tunisians have lost the chance to repatriate their loved ones who died in France due to COVID-19-related complications. Obligated to bury them on the spot, many were unable to honor their family members’ final wishes.