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Mayotte, Comoros: Tensions Rise After 36 Refugees Disappear at Sea

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Comoros, Mayotte, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Disaster, Governance, Human Rights, International Relations, Migration & Immigration, Refugees

We cannot be part of the Indian Ocean Community and be indifferent to these tragedies. The solution must involve both countries

Saïd Larifou reacts to the recent drowning [1] [fr] of refugees trying to reach Mayotte  by sea. Currently 36 are missing [2] [fr] after their boat capsized as it approached Mayotte. M. Larifou warns that clashes might arise if the strained relation between Mayotte and Comoros is not repaired rapidly.