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Sub-Saharan migrants flee Tunisia following wave of racist attacks

Sub-Saharan migrants living in Tunisia have been the target of a surge in racist attacks, following a February 21 speech by President Kais Said denouncing what he called “hordes of illegal immigrants”. Since then, many migrants have been urgently trying to return to their countries of origin. The Ivory Coast in particular has organised a repatriation of its citizens, who have had to pack up their lives and leave with just a few days’ notice. Our correspondents in Tunis and Abidjan followed some of them from their hasty departure to their arrival in a country that many had left long ago.

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