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InfoMigrants

InfoMigrants is a news and information site for migrants to counter misinformation at every point of their journey: in their country of origin, along the route, or in the places where they hope to start a new life. InfoMigrants is available in three languages: French, Arabic and English.

Migration is not new. People have always travelled in search of a better future. Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict in 2011, Europe has been faced with a migration crisis of historic proportions. Each week, thousands of people continue to risk their lives to reach European shores. How to address this influx remains a divisive issue.

Providing verified, reliable news

There is consensus about one idea, however: migrants are in need of verified and balanced information, which is often difficult for them to access during their journey. Even before they leave their homes, migrants are exposed to a proliferation of poor and unreliable information. Studies show that the majority of migrants receive most of their information from human traffickers and smugglers, who seek to mislead and manipulate them.

A partnership between three major news sources

InfoMigrants is a collaboration led by three major European media sources: France M├ędias Monde (France 24, Radio France International, Monte Carlo Doualiya), the German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle, and the Italian press agency ANSA. InfoMigrants is co-financed by the European Union.

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