Monday , 18 October 2021
Home / page 262

Blog Archives

Eastern parliament in Libya rejects Italian-Al-Serraj deal for naval mission

The Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) has issued a televised statement rejecting any agreements made by the Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj, with Italy regarding the stemming of illegal immigration in the Libyan waters.

Read More »

Italian warship arrives in Tripoli Naval Base

An Italian warship has arrived in Abu Sitta Naval Base in Tripoli with a number of experts from Italy aboard in a work visit that will last for five days, Italian Aki news agency reported the spokesman of the Libyan Navy Force, Ayoub Qassim as saying.

Read More »

Amnesty International dismayed by Italian plans to deploy vessels in Libyan waters

Amnesty International has criticized the Italian plans to deploy warships in Libyan waters to combat illegal immigration, saying it is a shameful attempt by the Italian authorities to circumvent their duty to rescue refugees and migrants at sea and to offer protection to those who need it.

Read More »

The Failure of Libya’s EU-Backed Coastguard

On May 25, a Libyan coastguard unit opened fire on Europe-bound boats full of refugees while rescue attempts were under way. Two Libyan coastguards were also accused of looting the boats, taking phones, money, and other belongings from the passengers. The incident raised serious concern over the basic rights of …

Read More »

Human Rights Solidarity: Immigrants suffering forced labor, rape in Libyan shelter centers

Human Rights Solidarity (HRS) called on Libyan authorities and the society to assume responsibility toward the blatant violations against illegal immigrants in the country.

Read More »