Many Nepalis hope to reach Europe. But their dreams end in Libya.

Despite a high rejection rate, Nepalis continue to apply for asylum in Europe in large numbers, often choosing perilous paths through the North African country to cross into Europe.
Bhrikuti Rai & Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : July 20, 2019
Updated at : July 20, 2019 13:02

Bhrikuti Rai

Bhrikuti Rai is an investigative reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering technology, environment and human rights. Before joining The Kathmandu Post in 2019, she was a reporter at Nepali Times and South Asia Check. She loves all things audio, and is co-creator of the Boju Bajai podcast.

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.