Saiqa Force has taken control of Benghazi’s port and stationed in several points in its vicinity, according to sources from the city. The sources revealed that the forces securing the port withdrew from their posts after receiving information of an impending attack on the port, which made it easy for …
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) welcomed the Security Council’s decision to impose international sanctions against Libyans involved in human trafficking and smuggling of migrants.
The United Nations Security Council on Thursday sanctioned six people for involvement in human trafficking and smuggling of migrants in Libya after Russia lifted a hold on the request for action against the individuals in question.
Libya has signed an agreement with its southern neighboring countries Niger, Chad and Sudan to secure the joint border against human and weapons smuggling.
Over 100 migrants and refugees held captive by human traffickers were shot at while escaping from a clandestine prison in northwestern Libya and there were numerous deaths and injuries, Doctors Without Borders said on Friday.
Zuwara Security Directorate said Tuesday it had foiled an illegal immigration attempt by over 200 illegal immigrants from different African countries, who were arrested in a farm west of the city.
At least 20 illegal immigrants were wounded on Wednesday in Bani Walid town, 170 southwest of Tripoli, after escaping from a hiding location.
This essay examines the roots to the Libyan migration crisis and European culpability for documented human rights abuses. It argues that failed efforts to rebuild Libya following the 2011 humanitarian intervention combined with recent European policies to outsource responsibility for the migration crisis to Libya have created a perfect storm …
More than 100 Nigerian children have been kidnapped in Libya over the past four months, the official in charge of the anti-human trafficking file in Nigeria has said.
Russia has blocked a proposal to impose sanctions on six Libyan figures accused of human trafficking and managing smuggling networks for migrants, giving as reason the need for more information on the viability and meaningfulness of this step.