Misrata is to hand over the last seven Sudanese children it still holds to the Sudanese consul in Tripoli so they can be returned home. The parents of the seven, who were taken into custody in Sirte last year, were all killed fighting for the so-called Islamic State.
Italy and other EU member states should not prevent migrants from Libya where they are suffering horrific abuse in a “living hell” says the charity Oxfam.
“Six years since the crisis began in Libya, over 550,000 children need assistance because of political instability, on-going conflict, displacement, and economic collapse. Heavy violence in some parts of the country has forced families to flee their homes. More than 80,000 children are internally displaced and migrant children in Libya …
Derna Local Council (DLC) has issued a distress call to local and international organizations to intervene and lift the siege imposed by Dignity Operation militia groups on the city.
The ship has been stranded outside Malta’s waters as Italian authorities refused to let the migrants disembark. The Maltese authorities did the same with Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne saying that Malta has every right to refuse the migrants.
Rape, torture and slavery are among the daily realities for refugees in Libya fleeing war and persecution, according to a new report led by Oxfam. The report comes as aid agencies accuse the EU of “wilfully letting people drown in the Mediterranean” by imposing a new code of conduct on …
Wehda Hospital in the besieged city of Derna in eastern Libya has received a copy of the order of the Omar Al-Mukhtar Operations Room of Dignity Operation that allows supply of medicines and medical equipment to the hospital, the Head Director Mansour Ben Fayed said in a statement.
A “lost generation” is emerging in the Middle East, where suicide and murder continue to rise rapidly in a region that is already grappling with war and conflict, researchers have found.
The UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, Maria Ribeiro, has expressed concerns over reports of severe shortages of basic necessities, including life saving medical supplies due to the siege laid on Derna in east Libya by the forces of Khalifa Haftar-led Operation Dignity.
Sources from the city of Derna, East of Libya, told LIBYAPROSPECT that the city is suffering under the siege that has been imposed for more than four days by the forces of the Dignity Operation under the leadership of General Khalifa Haftar.