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Returned to hell: how refugees are being forced back to Libya

Almost 1,000 returned to Libya since the beginning of this year Source: MSF Situation update: Migrants and refugees returned to Libya now in overcrowded detention centres   Over...

The appalling treatment of refugees in Libya: UN

Geneva/Tripoli, 20 December 2018 – Migrants and refugees are being subjected to “unimaginable horrors” from the moment they enter Libya, throughout their stay in...

Tragic: MSF forced to end refugee rescues in Mediterranean

Since the start of its search and rescue mission in February 2016, the MSF's boat, the Aquarius, has assisted nearly 30,000 people in international...

Eritrean refugees fearing torture for ransom forced off Libyan boat

By EEPA Aljazeera and other media report that Libyan security forces raided a ship, using rubber bullets and tear gas to force the refugees to disembark...

UN evacuates 262 of nearly 60,000 refugees in Libya to Niger

Detainees Evacuated out of Libya but Resettlement Capacity Remains Inadequate 16th November 2018 | News Source: European Council on Refugees and Exiles According to the United Nations...

Update: Eritrean refugees captured after escaping from Libyan camp

I am very sorry to have to report that unfortunately the refugees have been surrounded by soldiers and trucks and taken back to...

Eritrean refugees on the run after escaping from Libyan camp

BREAKING NEWS Source: Giulia Tranchina https://twitter.com/GiuliaRastajuly/status/1060857032276877312 This morning the Eritrean refugees in Al Furhaji Sebha, after 3 days with no food (and months of near starvation), rebelled...

Libya Update on the 300 Eritrean refugees in Qaser Bin Ghashir...

By Giulia Tranchina, human rights lawyer specialising in immigration and asylum 25 October 2018 "Thanks to all our efforts and campaign, today UNHCR registered all the...

Plea from Eritreans trapped in a Libyan detention centre

By Giulia Tranchina, human rights lawyer specialising in immigration and asylum Tragic plea for help from another detention centre in Tripoli, Alfurgha Sebha, managed by...

Urgent appeal on behalf of refugees trapped in Libya

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants and The America Team for Displaced Eritreans has issued the urgent appeal below. They: Call upon UNHCR, the International Organization for...
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