Since the start of MSF’s migration projects in Libya in 2016, we have repeatedly faced the same challenges: the impossibility of protecting migrants inside Libya, of ensuring continuity of care for serious physical and mental conditions, and of rehabilitating victims of torture. Whether inside or outside detention centres, MSF medical …
A new book tells the forgotten story of migrants stranded in Libya amid United Nations incompetence and Western indifference.
The United Nations has said that the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Libya has dropped by 11.000 person (168.000 by January 31 compared to 179.000 in last November).
On 4 April, World Health Organization (WHO) Libya Country Office published its 2021 Annual Report. The report covers Libya’s response to Covid-19, migrants in need of humanitarian health assistance, and the status of health care services and Libya’s workforce.
More than 170 organizations and people have issued a statement including StateWatch Organization, calling on the Italian government to cancel the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concluded with Libya, given its role in facilitating exploitative practices that include violence and crimes against humanity.
A leading rights group on Monday urged the European Union to reverse its migration policy on Libya, saying the approach helps return migrants to “hellish” conditions in the North African country.
Bodies of more than 740 suspected militants stored in 2016 at a facility southeast of Misrata city continue to decompose amid power cuts and government indecision over burials.
After five months of UN-brokered political talks between Libyan stakeholders, the country’s House of Representatives swore in on March 15 a new interim authority, the Government of National Unity (GNU).
The Libyan Crimes Watch (LCW) has reported the death of eight people, including seven children, during December as a result of the explosion of landmines planted in Tripoli.
Reports show drinking water in Libyan schools is highly contaminated and a probable cause of recurring disease in schoolchildren. Years of neglect have left water infrastructure decimated, with worrying ramifications for public health.