Photo Gallery: Migrant Workers Leaving Libya
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Photo Gallery: Migrant Workers Leaving Libya

Refugee Crisis in Niger Sub-Saharan Africans Risk Everything to Flee Libya

Tens of thousands of sub-Saharan Africans have fled Libya since the rebellion against Moammar Gadhafi began. Far from the eyes of the world's media, a refugee crisis is building in Niger, where truckloads of migrants arrive every day after a dangerous journey through the Sahara Desert.
Translated from the German by Jan Liebelt