France to take in sub-Saharan migrants freed from Libyan camps


In the wake of footage of sub-Saharan migrants captured in Libya being sold as slaves, France has pledged to offer asylum to 25 Eritreans, Ethiopians and Sudanese, including 15 women and four children, who were taken to Niger under UN protection from detention in the North African country. 

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France will be the first European country to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the United Nations refugee agency French officials have announced, reports FRANCE 24.