Torture of migrants: 'Many are not aware of how bad it really is'

2019InfoMigrants, Charlotte Hauswedell

Human trafficking between Africa and Europe has not only thrived in recent years, it has grown into a highly abusive system involving corrupt elites and political networks. Jan Philipp-Scholz, the author of a new book on the migration business, has spoken with migrants in Africa on nearly every step of their journey. Their testimonies reveal the extent of abuse and human rights violations happening on Europe’s doorstep.

Key wordsforced migration / human rights / refugee health / refugees / torture