Sudan: From People Smuggling to Human Trafficking

As featured in Delta 8.7



Sudan has long been a hub for migration in multiple directions. Corruption, conflict, concurrent levels of deprivation and rapid economic expansion, porous borders and transnational kinship ties all help encourage, facilitate and expedite irregular migration. But the recent flows of Eritreans, fleeing conscription and political violence, into Sudan with intentions of continuing to Europe, has resulted in increased attention on irregular migration in the country.