Authorities in Tunisia are targeting Black migrants in a crackdown on sub-Saharan Africans. NPR’s Leila Fadel speaks with NYU Abu Dhabi professor Monica Marks, who’s been talking to affected migrants.
NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to reporter Erin Clare Brown of New Lines Magazine about Tunisia’s government crackdown on Sub-Saharan migrants. (Image credit: Fethi Belad /AFP via Getty Images)
As African migrants are swept up in a widening crackdown, critics say President Kais Saied is openly mining a deep vein of discrimination and prejudice against dark-skinned people in Tunisia.
As more people from the African continent leave to seek opportunities elsewhere, the route to a better life outside of the continent is taking many not just through North Africa and the Mediterranean which leads into Europe, but also through countries in South America in the attempt to get to the United States. On June…