A Nigerian migrant simply identified as Kelvin has cried for help after being abandoned in the desert alongside refugees from other sub-Saharan African countries by Tunisian authorities.
According to our source, Kelvin and other refugees were driven out of Sfax, a city located in Tunisia. In a video shared online, Kelvin can be heard saying “We are going to die of thirst” as he pleads for help.
Migrants and refugees in Libya and neighboring countries has been a source of concern. The UN migration agency has expressed its dismay at the deaths of at least 20 migrants in the Libyan desert, calling it a “wake-up call” for the international community to take action.
Kelvin’s plight, along with that of other migrants, underscores the urgent need for measures to address the situation of migrants and refugees in Libya and neighboring countries. It serves as a reminder that more must be done to ensure their safety and well-being.