Libya

Libya in african newspapers

Africa: Far-Right Group Plans to Patrol Mediterranean to Turn Back Migrants
[VOA] A pan-European far-right group with a history of violent direct action has charted a 422-ton ship and says it plans to confront people-smugglers and turn back migrants it finds in the waters off...
[AllAfrica] 19/07/2017
Libya: Bodies of 19 Egyptian Migrants Found in Libyan Desert
[Deutsche Welle] The Red Crescent humanitarian body has said it recovered the decomposed bodies of 19 Egyptian migrants. They appear to have been smuggled into Libya but it remained unclear where they...
[AllAfrica] 10/07/2017
Libya: Dozens of Refugees Feared Drowned Off Coast
[Al Jazeera] At least 35 refugees, including seven children, were feared drowned after their inflatable boat sank on Saturday off the Libyan coast.
[AllAfrica] 09/07/2017
Libya: Refugee and Migrant Flows From Libya to Europe On the Rise - UNHCR Study
[UN News] Movements by sea from Libya to Europe, despite being the most dangerous route for reaching the continent, have increased and there are indications that it will likely continue to do so, a...
[AllAfrica] 03/07/2017
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[IRIN] 30/06/2017
Africa: More Than 120 Migrants Missing, Feared Drowned, Off Libyan Coast
[Deutsche Welle] According to survivors, the migrants were stranded at sea after traffickers stole their boat's motor. If confirmed, the deaths will bring the number of migrants killed in the...
[AllAfrica] 20/06/2017
Libya: Efforts Under Way to Rescue African Migrants Held for Ransom in Libya
[VOA] The International Organization for Migration reports efforts are ongoing to rescue around 200 migrants, from Somalia and Ethiopia, who have been kidnapped in Libya and are being held for...
[AllAfrica] 17/06/2017