Survivors of slave auctions in Libya speak of “unbearable torture” and “living hell”, as hidden camera footage showing migrants being sold off prompted global outrage last week.
The Italian and German foreign ministers have rounded on the UN for attacking their countries’ help for Libyan Coastguard anti-migrant patrols, saying that they needed support not criticism.
The EU’s support for Libyan Coastguard anti-migrant patrols is “inhuman”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein said today.
Scores of people stand packed in the cramped quarters of the Treeq Alsika Migrant Detention Center in Tripoli, helplessness etched across their faces.
Human Rights Watch has called for warring factions in Libya to investigate the deaths of civilians after unidentified aircraft attacked the eastern city of Derna, killing 16 people and critically wounding four children.
From 1 October to 31 October 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 38 civilian casualties – 23 deaths and 15 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 11 men killed and seven injured, three women killed and three injured, and nine children …
The water supply will be back in people’s homes in of Tripoli within less than three days, according to the north area manager of the Man Made Rive company, Mahmud Abu Aisha.
Identified IDPs were primarily residing in previously owned accommodation, self paid rented housing or being hosted with relatives or non relatives.
A report entitled ‘‘Out of Africa. Why people migrate’’ by ISPI, the Italian Institute for International Political Studies, says that European representation of African migration by media and politicians is ‘‘politicized’’ and ‘‘alarmist’’. This has led to ‘‘increasingly more restrictive migration policies’’.
The Man-Made River administration has announced finishing the routine maintenance at the Shuwairif station, but said it would be unable to restore water supllies to flow back into the Libyan cities due to the threats of an armed group in the area.