Human Wrongs Watch

By Tarik Argaz in Tripoli, Libya*

24 January 2019 (UNHCR)*Kedija, 15, and Yonas, 12, survived kidnapping, detention, and a failed sea crossing before finally rejoining their mother in Switzerland. |  Español   |  Français

UNHCR staff members advocated for the release of two Eritrean kids from Kararim detention centre near Misrata, in order to reunite them with their mother in Switzerland © UNHCR/Tarik Argaz

Last March, as they languished in a detention centre in the Libyan city of Misrata, Kedija* and her brother Yonas’s epic attempt to reunite with their mother in Switzerland after eight years of separation had appeared doomed.

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