Category: Libya


Italy to fine migrant rescue boats who enter Italian waters

Rescuing migrants stranded in the central Mediterranean will become increasingly difficult due to a proposed decree by Italy to...
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Eritrean migrants held in dire conditions in Libyan detention centres

More than 650 refugees and migrants, including over 430 Eritreans, are being held in dire conditions in Zintan detention centre...
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More migrants being returned to Libyan detention centres than being evacuated

Despite the ongoing clashes in Libya, migrants are still being taken back to Libyan detention centres after being intercepted at...
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Another 290 migrants rescued off Libya’s eastern coast

The Libyan Navy said the country’s coastguard has rescued 290 migrants found clinging on to three inflatable boats in the...
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Italy proposes to fine boats that bring rescued migrants to its ports

Human rights experts and aid agencies have condemned a draft decree proposed by Italy’s interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to...
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At least 65 migrants drowned as boat capsizes off Tunisia

At least 65 migrants have drowned after a boat carrying irregular migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia, the UN Refugee...
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Migrants caught in clashes in Libya lose hope of reaching Europe

As armed clashes continue in Libya, thousands of migrants detained in the country are increasingly concerned about their safety...
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Libyan coastguard stops migrant rescues

The Libyan coastguard has not been operating in its maritime rescue zone over the past month, according to reports from German...
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Migrants detained in Tripoli face rising food prices as conflict continues

Migrants held in Tripoli’s detention centres are struggling to cope with rising food prices as conflict continues in and around...
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