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Daesh orphans held in Misrata to be returned to Sudan

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.

Over half a million Libyan children in dire need for humanitarian assistance

“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 …

Rape, enslavement and murder: The daily realities for refugees in Libya fleeing war and persecution

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 besieged Derna confirms receiving medical supplies

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.

UN, international and national organizations call for end of Derna siege in east Libya

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.