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Migration in the News | 13 September 2017

Media Monitoring Highlights

UNRIC, Voice of America, AP, AFP, RTE, ABC, Tagesschau, Deutsche Welle, SZ, Vice reported that children and young people trying to reach Europe face appalling levels of human rights abuses as 77 per cent of young people traveling along the Central Mediterranean route report direct experiences of exploitation. All cited IOM and UNICEF’s joint report, Harrowing Journeys.

Migration in the News | 6 September 2017

Media Monitoring Highlights

BBC, NPR, New York Times, AAP, UN News Centre and IPS reported that more than 123,000 Rohingya are now said to have fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state since 25 August. All highlighted IOM’s appeal to provide life-saving services and quoted IOM’s Director General William Lacy Swing, Mohammed Abdiker and Sarat Dash. Meanwhile, Reuters has reported that Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is coming under further pressure to halt violence against Rohingya Muslims.