163 Nigerian migrants return home from Libya

In the latest voluntary humanitarian return charter from Libya, 163 Nigerian migrants returned home from Libya on July 11.
Migrants, part of a group of 65 rescued by the German-flagged NGO rescue ship Alan Kurdi, sit aboard a patrol boat as they are brought into Haywharf, in Valletta, by the Armed Forces of Malta after being transferred onto the Maltese patrol boat on July 7, 2019. – Malta’s prime minister said on July 7 his country would relocate to other EU countries 65 migrants stranded aboard the Alan Kurdi rescue ship, after two other boats defied efforts to stop them landing in neighbouring Italy. The potential stand-off was averted after Malta agreed with the European Commission and Germany to take the migrants and transfer them to other EU countries. (Photo by Matthew Mirabelli / AFP)


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