Eight Migrants Found Dead Inside Refrigerated Vehicle

[Dalsan Radio] Eight migrants including six children were found dead on Monday after suffocating from petrol fumes while packed into a lorry container on the west Libyan coast, authorities said.

[Dalsan Radio] Eight migrants including six children were found dead on Monday after suffocating from petrol fumes while packed into a lorry container on the west Libyan coast, authorities said.

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Status Quo Cannot Be Sustained, UN Envoy Tells Security Council

[Africa Renewal] Despite encouraging signs on the political and humanitarian front, efforts must be sustained and intensified in Libya to avoid further “economic collapse, the breakdown of public services, and more frequent and intense outbreaks of vio…

[Africa Renewal] Despite encouraging signs on the political and humanitarian front, efforts must be sustained and intensified in Libya to avoid further "economic collapse, the breakdown of public services, and more frequent and intense outbreaks of violence", said the United Nations Special Envoy for the country on Monday.

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Detainees in Libya On Hunger Strike

[Radio Dabanga] Tripoli -At least 1,500 Sudanese imprisoned in the Tajoura prison, east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, have entered into a hunger strike since Friday in protest against their continued detention without charge or trial.

[Radio Dabanga] Tripoli -At least 1,500 Sudanese imprisoned in the Tajoura prison, east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, have entered into a hunger strike since Friday in protest against their continued detention without charge or trial.

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NEMA Receives 160 Nigerians From Libya

[Guardian] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received a batch of 160 assisted voluntary returnees from Libya who were stranded in failed attempts to reach different European countries.

[Guardian] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received a batch of 160 assisted voluntary returnees from Libya who were stranded in failed attempts to reach different European countries.

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African Migrants Deaths Escalate At Mediterranean Sea

[CAJ News] Tripoli -MORE than 1 400 people, mostly African migrants, have this year drowned in the treacherous routes in the Mediterranean Sea in an attempt to reach Europe by boat.

[CAJ News] Tripoli -MORE than 1 400 people, mostly African migrants, have this year drowned in the treacherous routes in the Mediterranean Sea in an attempt to reach Europe by boat.

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Libyan FM Stresses Importance of China-Arab Cooperation Forum

[Focac] Tripoli -Libya’s UN-backed Foreign Minister Mohammed Sayala Monday stressed the importance of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) which will be held on Tuesday in Beijing for all participating countries.

[Focac] Tripoli -Libya's UN-backed Foreign Minister Mohammed Sayala Monday stressed the importance of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) which will be held on Tuesday in Beijing for all participating countries.

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Detention of Migrants Rescued at Sea Cruel and Must End – UN

[VOA] The Head of the UN Migration Agency, William Lacy Swing, is appealing to Libyan authorities to stop detaining migrants intercepted or rescued at sea by the Coast Guard after trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.

[VOA] The Head of the UN Migration Agency, William Lacy Swing, is appealing to Libyan authorities to stop detaining migrants intercepted or rescued at sea by the Coast Guard after trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.

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UN Set to Open New Refugee Transit Center in Tripoli

[VOA] The U.N. refugee agency says it has had a permanent presence in Libya this year, providing humanitarian assistance and medical aid to refugees and migrants in detention centers. The UNHCR works with Libyan authorities to obtain the release of vul…

[VOA] The U.N. refugee agency says it has had a permanent presence in Libya this year, providing humanitarian assistance and medical aid to refugees and migrants in detention centers. The UNHCR works with Libyan authorities to obtain the release of vulnerable refugees and their evacuation from Libya.

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