A closer look at the plight of African migrants

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A closer look at the plight of African migrants

Attempts to cross the Sahara desert the and Mediterranean Sea have claimed the lives of thousands of African migrants. Despite the odds, nearly half a million migrants are waiting on Libya’s shores, to try their luck in an effort to find a better life abroad.

CCTV’s Rachelle Akuffo filed this report from Washington.

A closer look at the plight of African migrants

A closer look at the plight of African migrants

Attempts to cross the Sahara desert the and Mediterranean Sea have claimed the lives of thousands of African migrants. Despite the odds, nearly half a million migrants are waiting on Libya's shores, trying their luck in an effort to find a better life.


Kathleen Newland on the dangerous efforts African migrants take to find a new life
CCTV’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Kathleen Newland from the Migration Policy Institute to look deeper into the plight of African migrants.

Kathleen Newland on Africans migrants dangerous efforts to find a new life

Kathleen Newland on Africans migrants dangerous efforts to find a new life

CCTV's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Kathleen Newland from the Migration Policy Institute to look deeper into African migrants plight.