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 …
The Secretary-General of the Arab Maghreb Union, Taïeb Baccouche, met with the Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, in Tripoli on Sunday.
“Half of the people in Garabulli is still in this business; nothing has changed after the agreements with Italy.”
Around 90 people have drowned after a shipwreck off western Libya, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
The member of the High Council of State (HCS) Ahmed Lanqi said Monday that the Libyan political future as based on the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) has become feeble and all of its bodies will soon be removed.
More than 13,000 migrants have been repatriated from Libya since the beginning of December, according to the African Union (AU).
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.
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.
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.
The African Union (AU) announced on Sunday that it will investigate recent videos showing Sudanese citizens being tortured in Libya.