As unrest continues on Mayotte, vigilantes round up 'foreigners'


A group of residents in the French-ruled Indian Ocean archipelago of Mayotte, paralysed by turmoil since mid-February amid protests against dire economic conditions and the mass arrivals of immigrants from the nearby Comoros islands, are reported to be rounding up people they identify as foreigners with no legal status and handing them to police.

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A group of residents from the Indian Ocean French islands of Mayotte has been rounding up suspected illegal migrants and taking them to local police, reports BBC News.