Tag: International Organisation for Migration

  • 680,000 illegal immigrants arrive in Libya in May

    680,000 illegal immigrants arrive in Libya in May

    Tripoli : The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said that nearly 680,000 illegal immigrants arrived in Libya in May. “In May 2018, IOM Libya identified 679,897 migrants in Libya from 42 nationalities, 8 per cent of them are minors,” Xinhua news agency quoted the organisation as saying on Friday. “The top five nationalities were Nigerian,…

  • UN says around 18,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh

    UN says around 18,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh

    Dhaka : The UN’s International Organisation for Migration said on Wednesday that around 18,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in the last few days due to an outbreak of violence that has left over 100 people dead. “So far 18,000 people entered Bangladesh since last Friday (…) This 18,000 is an estimated number,”…