The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) released a statement expressing concern regarding the lack of healthcare for vulnerable groups, including migrants and minors in Libya. The committee highlighted patients’ safety at risk due to the lack of medical care. The Ministry of Health was called upon to …
FAO: 300,000 Libyans need aid in 2023
Food price inflation continued to rise at high levels in most North African countries, but Libya was the only exception due to continued subsidies on consumer goods, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
UNHCR: 134,000 IDPs and 42,000 refugees are registered in Libya
As of March 28, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has registered more than 134,000 internally displaced persons in Libya.
Migrant children face torture in Libya’s detention centres
In mid-February, during the raid of a suspected trafficker’s warehouse in Tazerbu, southeast Libya, the Kufra branch of the Department for Combating Illegal Migration (DCIM) found 231 immigrants crammed into the building – including 80 children.
UNHCR details numbers of IDPs, refugees and asylum seekers in Libya
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced that more than 134,000 Libyans are internally displaced (IDPs) and nearly 700,000 others have returned from displacement as of February 21.
Italy: Measures to fine and impound charity rescue ships will cost lives at sea
Reacting to a vote in the Italian parliament approving a new, stricter set of requirements for charities that rescue migrants at sea, accompanied by the prospect of fines and the impoundment of their ships, Amnesty International’s Migration Researcher, Matteo de Bellis, said:
NCHRL rejects EU, Italian policies toward Libya on migration issues
National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL), has rejected converting Libya into large detention center for migrants to protect Europe.
NGOs lament ‘human cost’ of Italy’s push to curb refugee arrivals
New legislation passed by the Italian government earlier this year to curb undocumented migration to Italy has been slammed by search-and-rescue organisations working on the Mediterranean who say the move will increase deaths in the region.
UNICEF: Water shortage threatens 4 million people in Libya
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has expressed concern about the deteriorating water, sanitation, and hygiene situation in Libya, saying that more than four million people, including 1.5 million children, will face imminent water problems if the issue remains unaddressed.
Refugees in Libya forced to return home or risk torture, UN report finds
Refugees in Libya face systematic human rights violations and abuse in a bid by authorities to coerce them to return to their home countries, a newly released UN report has revealed.