About 1,000 asylum seekers stranded in the Mediterranean after setting off from Libya prompted a massive rescue effort with hundreds being saved.
A day after reaching safety aboard a humanitarian ship, migrants, some of whom were enslaved, told of arbitrary detention, slavery and beatings in Libya as Europe seeks to build up the Tripoli-based coastguard.
Senior Al-Saiqa Forces field commander, Captain Mahmud Al-Wirfalli, resigned on Monday; two days after his rogue militia attacked a police station in Benghazi and killed on-duty officer.
The Tunisian Foreign Minister Khamis Gihinawi said Saturday that he agreed with the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj to organise another visit to Libyan to discuss the issue of ISIS-born Tunisian children, who are jailed with their mothers.
The son of the former Libyan leader Saif al-Islam Gaddafi has narrowily survived an assassination attempt by gunmen from local militias, a source from the western city of Zintan told The New Arab.
The International Criminal Court prosecutor has expressed alarm at the inhumane detention of thousands of vulnerable refugees and migrants in Libya and said she was examining whether an investigation could be opened into crimes against them.
From 1 April to 30 April 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 28 civilian casualties – 26 deaths and 2 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 22 men killed and 1 injured, 1 woman killed and 1 injured, and 2 children …
IOM is currently in the process of providing human rights trainings in five detention centres, the first trainings inside detention centres since 2014. In this pilot project, IOM is targeting five centres (Abu Salim, Tariq al Sekka, Al Khums, Gharyan Alhamra and Triq Al Matar) to enhance the capacity of …
For the first time in three years, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has held training sessions inside some of Libya’s migrant detention centres on the of migrants’ human rights.
A hundred and sixty nine Gambian migrants returned home on Tuesday, after journeying across the Sahara in harsh conditions only to get stuck in Libya, most in jails far short of their intended destination in Europe, Reuters reported.