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Migration from Libya down but threat of torture, death remains

Despite the European Union and Libya cutting a deal last February to prevent people from making the perilous journey to Europe, over 3,000 migrants and refugees perished at sea in 2017. A year later, Libya holds thousands of migrants captive under terrible conditions while others still die at sea, according to an Oxfam report published …

African Union’s 30th Summit reviews illegal immigration, especially from Libya

Strong cooperation with the African Union (AU) is essential for the United Nations to be able to fulfill its mandate, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where the two organizations signed a new agreement to bolster their collaboration on range of global issues.

Slavery in Libya: Life inside a container

In recent months, it has been revealed that African migrants and refugees have been sold in open markets as slaves in Libya, and are held against their will in inhumane conditions in exchange for ransom money.

Benghazi car bombings leave 43 deaths: Angry reactions weigh in

34 people were killed and over 71 were injured – mostly civilians – in the twin car bombing attack that took place outside Bayat Al-Radwan mosque in Al-Salmani, Benghazi on Tuesday, according to Al-Jalaa Hospital.