In the unbearable midday heat, a Libyan patrol near the border with Tunisia comes across a black African man collapsed on the reddish-brown desert sand.
Forces of the Libyan Border Guard have found six unidentified bodies of illegal migrants of sub-Saharan nationality near the border with Tunisia, reports the interior ministry of the Government of National Unity on Sunday.
The UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, said that the country’s future should not depend on the House of Representatives and the High Council of State, but on the aspirations of the citizens. Bathily said that all those who wanted new transitional arrangements and governments only wanted to share the …
The head of the Presidential Council, Muhammad Menfi, expressed Libya’s desire to see Moscow, African leaders, and all stakeholders work towards ending the presence of mercenaries and foreign forces on its territory, without restriction or condition, and as soon as possible.
Controversial surveillance technologies are being outsourced by the European Union to countries in North Africa and the Sahel region with no transparency or regulation, according to two new reports.
So far in 2023, an estimated 11,600 children made the dangerous crossing, according to UNICEF. The majority were alone or separated from their parents.
On 21 July, the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC) published a report entitled ‘Illicit economies and peace and security in Libya’, which looks into the political economy of organized crime in Libya and its impact over the last three years.
Ever since Wagner founder Yevgeny Prigozhin staged a mutiny in Russia last month, questions have been raised over the future of his group in Africa, the cradle of its wealth and notoriety.
The humanitarian crisis at the Tunisia-Libya border has intensified in recent weeks, with the discovery of over 25 bodies in the no man’s land between the two countries, according to aid groups and Tunisian officials.
African migrants pleaded to be saved from a desert zone between Libya and Tunisia on Wednesday, weeks after Tunisian authorities allegedly dumped dozens of them there with nothing.