Hundreds of migrants along North African migration routes are being bought and sold openly in modern day ‘slave markets’ in Libya, survivors have told the United Nations migration agency, which warned that these reports “can be added to a long list of outrages” in the country. The International Criminal Court …
A Libyan migrant smuggler has been arrested in Sicily for his alleged role in the slaying of a migrant who failed to remove his cap when ordered.
The illegal gun trade in Libya has been booming in recent years, and online sales have helped drive that growth, Guns.com cited a study released earlier this month.
A Tripoli-based activist, Jabir Zain, remains missing after being abducted on September 25, 2016, by an armed group linked to the Interior Ministry of the United Nations-backed Government of National Accord, Human Rights Watch said today.
Rescuers picked up 560 migrants from unsafe boats off the coast of Libya on Thursday, Italy’s Coast Guard said, including the body of a young man who the migrants said had been shot by smugglers on the beach for his baseball cap.
Sebha is tense today after gangland fighting yesterday supposedly between members of the Awlad Sulaiman and Mahamid tribes left a number of them dead. Estimates vary between six and 15 dead, however, the mayor of Sebha, Rafeh Hamed, has said that officials are not “not yet sure” about the exactly …
Migrant rescue boat NGOs have denied claims by an Italian prosecutor that they are in collusion with Libyan human traffickers.
Reports have revealed that France and Tunisia are attempting to get in the way of the anti-smuggling efforts of the Libyan fuel and gas crisis committee in fighting the growing phenomenon of fuel and goods smuggling from Libya to neighboring countries via land border crossings and to other countries via …
An Italian politician has accused non-governmental organisations that are active in rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean of exploiting their position and trafficking migrants into slavery.
Tension between Zintan town and residents of Wirshiffana region remained high on Saturday following the brutal killing of a local man from Zintan by Wirshiffana kidnap gangs.