The Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) is urging Libya’s warring parties to implement their recent historic ceasefire agreement, calling it a “welcome concrete development” for a population that has been yearning for peace.
IOM rescues 575 migrants off Libya coast
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) yesterday said it had rescued 575 immigrants off the Libyan coast in separate operations over the past few days.
UNICEF and WHO sound the alarm over 250 000 children at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases in Libya
UNICEF and WHO are extremely concerned over severe shortages of critical vaccines in Libya that threaten the health of the country’s children. Over the past 7 months, unprecedented vaccine shortages in the country have disrupted children’s immunization schedules and put them at risk of disease and death.
IOM: Return of 154 Bangladeshi migrants to their homeland
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced on Monday the return of 154 immigrants from Bangladesh to their homeland on a chartered flight, which took off from Benina Airport in Benghazi.
ICC urges Saif Gaddafi to surrender himself to Libyan authorities
The International Criminal Court (ICC) said Libya remains under an obligation to arrest and surrender Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi to be tired at The Hague, adding that the Prosecutor’s Office notes that efforts made by the Government of National Accord (GNA) to date have not succeeded in securing his arrest and …
At least 11 refugees dead in shipwreck off Libya
At least 11 migrants died on Sunday when their boat floundered off the coast of Libya, the UN’s migration agency said, days after 20 others died in desperate bids to reach Europe.
IOM: 15 migrants drown off Libya’s Sabratha
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that 15 illegal migrants drowned on Wednesday off the coast of Sabratha.
Surviving the sea: A Ghanaian coffin-maker’s dangerous journey to Europe
It was just before dawn on 11 September when Stephen Donkoh was rescued alongside 113 people off the coast of Libya. They had already spent two days and three nights adrift on a rubber dinghy when the Open Arms humanitarian rescue vessel spotted them in the pitch-dark night. Many said …
Rescue of more than 500 migrants off the Libyan coast
The International Organizations for Migration (IOM) announced the rescue of approximately 517 illegal immigrants off the Libyan coast during nine separate operations.
Libya: 15 migrants die after boat sinks off Libyan coast
At least 15 people died when rubber boats carrying irregular migrants sank Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Anadolu Agency reported.