Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

IOM: Ethiopians Kidnapped for Ransom in Yemen

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports an extortion racket is flourishing in war-torn Yemen. The IOM says traffickers, armed groups and others are kidnapping vulnerable Ethiopian migrants on their way to Saudi Arabia and holding them for ransom. The IOM has helped nearly 3,500 Ethiopian migrants stranded by the conflict in Yemen  return home.   From extensive interviews with returnees, the IOM has pieced together a disturbing picture of traffickers...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter