Category: Libya


First group of irregular migrants airlifted to Niger by UNHCR from Tripoli since June

As violence rages in Libya’s capital Tripoli, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says it has airlifted...
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Libya to allow IOM access to migrants to fast track repatriation

Libyan authorities have agreed, in principle, to allow the International Organization of Migration (IOM) access to take care of...
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‘’We ate cockroaches to survive’’ – Gambian returnee from Libya

Back in 2014 Babucarr Bah, a 25-year-old native of Nema Kunku Village in Western Gambia, closed down his thriving barbershop and...
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Two Gambian migrants recall near drowning incident

Two Gambian men, who were among dozens of rescued migrants off the coast of Libya on 23rd June, told of their near drowning...
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Mother of missing Gambian migrant tells of her loss

The mother of a Gambian migrant who went missing in Libya has said that the time last she heard from her son was four years ago....
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