Anti-Racism Protests Held Around the Globe

Anti-racism protests were held across the world Sunday, with tens of thousands of demonstrators in Rome, Berlin, London, and Paris taking to the streets. While some protests were sparked by the killing of George Floyd, an African American man in Minneapolis who was pronounced dead after a police officer kneeled on his neck, European countries are also citing their own instances of racist violence. Donning masks, thousands of people went…

Malian Migrants Stranded by COVID-19 Border Closures Now Home

Dozens of Malian migrants stranded for nearly three months in Niger by COVID-19-related border closures have returned home. ¬†Earlier this week, the International Organization for Migration was finally able to repatriate 179 migrants who had been waiting at IOM transit centers in Niamey and Agadez. In the past two weeks, the U.N. migration agency was able to return 43 migrants to Burkina Faso and 58 migrants to Benin from Niger…