Escalating conflict and insecurity in Libya are leading thousands of people to flee, taking their chances on unseaworthy boats across the Mediterranean.
A vulnerable existence: Migrants in South Africa
Their reality is grim the thousands of migrants and refugees existing on the margins in South Africa. They lack access to proper health care and shelter and face physical and verbal abuse, police harassment and xenophobic attacks.
For these migrants, proper legal status is often difficult to obtain, if not impossible.