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.
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) has condemned in the strongest terms the lack of action by the local authorities of Al-Khums city toward recovering the bodies of the illegal immigrants that are washing ashore the city’s beaches.
After weeks of conflict in western Libya, United Nations agencies have been working around the clock to meet the urgent needs of the more than 14,000 refugees and migrants who had been held captive in numerous locations in the coastal city of Sabratha – approximately 80 kilometres west of Tripoli.
An armed group loyal to former dictator Gaddafi has threatened to cut off water supply to Tripoli from the man-made river water wells in the south if a detained green militiaman was not released from his Tripoli prison.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, has described human rights conditions in Libya as characterized by massive violations, saying perpetrators are totally out of punishment’s scope.
The World Food Program (WFP) said that 15 thousand families were displaced from the city of Sabratha to other neighbouring towns seeking security because of the continuity of clashes in Sabratha.
More than 4,000 migrants have been transferred to a hangar in the coastal city of Sabratha by a UN migration agency, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said Monday.
The UN refugee agency is seeking to open a refugee transit centre in Tripoli early next year to resettle or evacuate as many as 5,000 of the most vulnerable refugees out of Libya each year, a senior UN official said on Friday, Reuters reported.
Human Rights Solidarity has documented 531 victims of violence in different Libyan areas from January to August 2017.