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Escaping Hell: Libya’s Migrant Jails

As Libya descends further into civil war and lawlessness, migrants from Africa and the Middle East continue to journey to the country’s coast in search of smugglers to take them across the Mediterranean Sea and into Europe. Search and rescue operations by Libya’s coast guard are restricted due to diminishing …

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Libya’s arms pursuit illustrates geo-political alignments

Even as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) rises further in Libya, looming ever closer to Southern Europe, there is a widening arms race to supply the various sides – Tripoli aka Libya Dawn and Tobruk aka Libya Dignity – from various corners of the region.

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Paying the price of a failed Libya

Comment: Amid chaos caused by mismanagement, intervention, international rivalries and civil war, ordinary people who hoped for a better Libya are dying, says Vijay Prashad. News comes from Tripoli, Libya of another assassination. It is almost impossible to keep track of the violence there. But this time the story is …

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