Stranded Sri Lankan migrants return home from Togo

Sri Lankan migrants return home

A group of 28 Sri Lankan migrants left stranded by people smugglers in Togo in West Africa are on their way home.

The 28 were part of a group of 209 Sri Lankans who, it's thought, were on their way to Canada via Ethiopia and then Togo.

They were intercepted by the Togolese authorities in November last year and have been living in a stadium in the capital Lomé ever since.

Patrick Maigua asked Jean Philippe Chauzy from the Geneva-based International Organization for Migration for more details about what happened.

Duration: 3'22"

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