Dozens of Gambian migrants die as boat sinks off Mauritania coast

NOUAKCHOTT, Dec 6 (NNN-AGENCIES) — At least 62 migrants travelling on a makeshift boat have drowned off the coast of Mauritania, in the worst loss of life this year along the increasingly travelled western Atlantic migration route to Europe.

Eighty-three survivors managed to swim to shore after their boat, which was heading for Spain’s Canary Islands, capsized when it hit a rock.

Myanmar Sued For Genocide

BANJUL, The Gambia, Nov 12 (NNN-ANN) – On behalf of OIC, the Gambia files the case with International Court of Justice, seeking orders to stop atrocities on Rohingyas, immediately.

The Gambia filed a case with the top court, accusing Myanmar of committing genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority, more than two years, after some 750,000 Rohingyas fled a military crackdown in the Rakhine State.

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