Cameroon: Cameroon brings back 250 migrants from Libya in wake of slave auction fears

Some 250 Cameroonians arrived at Yaounde's Nsimalen International Airport on Wednesday, after being repatriated from Libya in the aftermath of a CNN report that featured migrants being sold as slaves in Libya. The voluntary repatriation of the migrants was initiated by the government of Cameroon and the International Migration Organisation (IMO), which said it seeks to reintegrate and protect... Еще Cameroonian citizens. According to reports, the repatriated migrants will receive 65,000 CFA francs (99 EUR) as compensation by the European Union. On November 14, CNN released a video report filmed in Libya and showing what appeared to be male migrants from sub-Saharan Africa being sold to the highest bidder. According to the report, smugglers sell those who are unable to pay for their entry to Europe. The UN Security Council announced on Tuesday that immediate investigations into slave auctions in Libya are to take place.

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