Category: Libya


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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Libya: Detained migrants in warzone attacked by soldiers

Soldiers loyal to Khalifa Haftar stormed the Qasr Bin Ghashir detention centre, 25 km south of Tripoli, on 23 April 2019. They...
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Smuggling group sentenced to decades in jail by Italian courts

The Italian Supreme Court of Cassation has sentenced three smugglers to 20 years each in jail in connection with a boat tragedy...
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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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