The EU created Libya’s migrant abuses, now it must address them

  Revelations into Libya’s awful migrant detention centres showed the humanitarian emergency that occurs within them. The international community – particularly the European Union, has not only failed to address this problem, but is responsible for causing it. After Libya descended into chaos following long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi’s fall in 2011, the nation became a… Read More The EU created Libya’s migrant abuses, now it must address them

Migrants continue to suffer in Libya’s ‘concentration camps’

Burns, lashes, electric shocks and skinning – torture scenes that are usually seen in horror movies, are actually the reality for refugees trying to reach Europe through Libya. While some of them face harsh realities of detention centers, others get auctioned off as slaves. As the situation shows no signs of improvement, humanitarian organizations have… Read More Migrants continue to suffer in Libya’s ‘concentration camps’

Migrant boat collapses near Tunisia, killing 120: survivor

  A migrant vessel destined for Italy collapsed near the Tunisian shore on Thursday, killing dozens of passengers, according to the Tunisian Red Crescent. The organisation, which has conducted many rescue missions, said the boat set sail from the Libyan coastal town of Zuwara. Around 120 passengers were reportedly on board. Shamseddine Marzouq, a Red… Read More Migrant boat collapses near Tunisia, killing 120: survivor