Europe has managed to slow the flow of migrants, at least for now — but is undermining its most-cherished values in the process.
Europe has outsourced the dirty work of border control to Libyan militias. In doing so, it has turned African migrants into commodities to be captured, sold, and traded like slaves.
Migrants who fail to reach Europe face humiliation, isolation, and impoverishment at home.
They’re migrants’ only chance of making it safely across the Sahara. They’re also outlaws engaged in a deadly game of cat and mouse with Niger’s military.
Europe is expelling thousands of Africans. To one Malian deportee, that looks like a recipe for revolution.
The human-smuggling route across the Sahara may have been the deadliest on Earth. Then the EU paid Niger’s army to shut it down — and made it even more treacherous.
Europe has been helping fight the country’s jihadis for years. Now it’s turning its sights on human smugglers.
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