Many migrants in Italy are forced to work in Italian fields. An InfoMigrants correspondent visits a center for refugee minors in Sweden and Cameroon struggles to assist Nigerian refugees afflicted by conflict. This and more in today's news roundup.
Migrants treated as modern slaves in Italian fields: Many migrants are forced to work in Italian fields over the summer for as many as 12 hours a day for almost no pay. At night, they sleep in tents under unhygienic conditions and are even forced to go without food. Click here to read more.
Iraqi refugees seek family reunion in Germany: The German consulate in Irbil is helping Iraqi refugees overcome bureaucratic obstacles on their way to rejoining family members in Germany. Click here to read more.
Cameroon struggles to help refugees from Nigeria’s Taraba State: Dozens of Nigerians have died while fleeing violent conflicts in Taraba State. Hundreds are critically ill but medical staff in Cameroon are running out of supplies. Moki Kindzeka reports from the border region. Click here to read more.
A sense of safety for refugee minors in Stockholm: Over 35,000 unaccompanied minors sought asylum in Sweden in 2015. The country is doing what it can to take care of this vulnerable group, managing through specialized reception centers. Click here to read more.