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From File: Ethiopian migrants disembark a boat on the shores of Ras al-Ara, Lahj, Yemen | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty
Houthi rebels have taken responsibility for the fire that broke out at a migrant detention center in Sana'a, Yemen on March 7, 2021 | Photo: Khaled Abdullah/REUTERS
Many are feared dead after a fire broke out at a migrant detention center in Sanaa, Yemen on March 7, 2021 | Photo: Khaled Abdullah/REUTERS
An archive picture of African migrants crossing the Egyptian border at Sallum in 2011 | Photo: Imago / Xinhua
In this photo taken in July 2019 a group of Ethiopians are about to board a smugglers boat | Photo: Nariman El-Mofti / AP Photo
Amnesty International says blanket border closures contravene international refugee law | Photo: DW/S. Petersmann

A Saudi police officer standing next to foreign workers | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/STRINGER
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Migrants rely on smugglers to cross the desert. Many can expect to be kidnapped and even tortured before their journey is over.
Kenya's principal secretary for immigration Gordon Kihalangwa making the keynote address. Credit: IOM
People from across Africa and other parts of the world pass through Sudan as part of their migration
A migrant rests after he was rescued along dozens by Libyan coastguard in the Mediterranean off the Libyan coast, in Guarabouli, east Tripoli, Libya. Credit: EPA/STRINGER