Category: Libya


Detained migrants trapped as war closes in on Tripoli

Thousands of migrants trapped in detention centres in the Libyan capital could face greater danger as war between rival sides...
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Eritrean migrants face tuberculosis in Libyan detention centres

Thousands of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean in a bid to reach Europe have been returned to unsanitary and...
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Alarming rates of malnutrition in Tripoli detention centre

An alarming number of migrants held in Sabaa detention centre in Tripoli are malnourished or underweight, said aid agency...
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Italy delivers vehicles to Tunisia to help fight irregular migration

The Italian government has donated 50 off-road vehicles to Tunisia to help fight irregular migration to and from the North...
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Nearly half of recent Spain migrant arrivals report exploitation and abuse

Nearly half of the migrants and asylum seekers in Spain said they have directly experienced exploitation and abuse while...
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Libya detention riot leaves dozens of migrants injured

About 50 migrants have been injured when guards came in to stop a protest by migrants and asylum seekers at a detention centre in...
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France to send more boats to Libya’s coastguard

France will deliver six boats to Libya to support the country’s efforts to curb irregular migration, the French defence...
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Eritrean refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said it has evacuated 159 Eritrean asylum-seekers from...
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Thousands in Italy march against racism

About 200,000 people turned out in the northern Italian city of Milan to protest against racism on 2 March 2019. Protestors were...
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