Senegal: Blocking the West African Migration Route

The West African migration route leading to Spain’s Canary Islands saw a major spike in traffic in 2023, increasing by 161 percent compared to 2022, according to the European Union border agency, Frontex. As most of these crossings originate in Senegal and involve mainly young migrants, many under the age of 18, the country’s efforts […]

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Migrants on a boat headed to the Canary Islands, (source:

Senegal Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Senegal Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Senegal, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Senegal Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Senegal: Country Page Senegal: COVID-19 Updates Senegal: International Law […]

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