Grain prices had risen sharply in the last weeks. The Maghreb and Egypt are largely dependent on imports. In addition, North African agriculture has been suffering from an increasing drought for months. The massive increase in grain prices in 2010/2011 is considered a factor that led to the Arab rebellion and the departure of migrants ...
By SAMY MAGDY, SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Libyan security forces raided and violently broke up a protest sit-in by migrants outside a shuttered U.N. community center in the capital of Tripoli, activists and migrants said Monday. The troops came overnight, smashed up the protest site and arrested hundreds, said activist Tarik Lamloum. Those detained were sent ...
In the Central Mediterranean, between August 2020 and July 2021, 9% of refugees arriving in Italy were brought to Italy by NGO sea rescues (4.239 persons). Libya intercepted in 2021 (until 8 November) 28.600 persons.
Refugees are brought from the Mediterranean coast to the southern border via various internment camps and abandoned in the Sahara. In the process, Libyan warlords cooperate along the deportation route.
In May 2021, the Spanish State made a mass push-back of hundreds of minors from Ceuta to Morocco. After some days, a court stopped this illegal State action.
Refugees in Libya. Here are our voices and tears to the world!
Das Konzept der italienischen „Humanitären Korridore“ beruht auf der vorstrukturierenden und druckaufbauenden Arbeit von Aktivist*innen vor Ort, in den verschiedenen Ländern.
Evacuation today of 93 refugees to Italy from Libya. Five such flights will be organized over one year.
24Nov- tents Camped at the UNHCR main office of refugees were burnt to ashes by #FursanJanzour forces.This came after the diplomatic security personnel approached the Yesterday protesters at the @UNHCRLibya headquarters & enhanced their plights with threats if they don’t disperse @RefugeesInLibya | 24.11.2021
Libyen, Lager und Küstenwache: Internationaler Strafgerichtshof muss ermitteln, EU soll Unterstützung stoppen
NGOs und Überlebende reichen Strafanzeige beim IStGH ein und veröffentlichen Bericht.
On 12 November, the day of a big international conference on Libya, the Italian newspaper „Il Fatto Quotidiano“ published a reportage about horrorific fotos of refugees detained in Libya: The fotos are made in a police style, the goal are extorsions. The UNHCR spreads fake news. What is planning the conference in Paris?
call for demonstration
Libya: rehabilitation of militia chiefs – detention camps, coastgard, smuggle of petroleum and weapons
The Libyan military headquarter in Tripoli published a photo of training inititive of the so called Libyan coastgard, financed by Italy and the EU. On the photo, there is „Biji“ (Abdurahman al-Milad) as one of the chiefs, listed under U.N. sanction measures and wanted by Interpol.
The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime published in April 2021 the informal arrangement between U.N., EU, GNA and militias chiefs: The sanctions would remain without result if the criminal militias act in the future „on land“, creating diffulties for the refugees to escape to Europe.
The timing of the operation may lie in the pandemic’s impact on the economy and migration patterns in sub-Saharan Africa. While COVID-19 may have increased the desire to migrate, it also brought decreasing resources to do so and additional fears. Thus, sea departures to Europe of sub-Saharan Africans declined even as sea departures of North ...
The Twitter chanel of the protesters. They publish regular updates about their impressive mobilisation.
NOW is the time for the international community to act.
On 31.10.2021, a delegation of the refugees protest camp met the UNHCR-LIBYA Chief of Mission Mr Jean Paul Cavalieri and his deputy Jamal. The meeting protocol is an important written document of informations, accusations and demands of the refugees. Full transcription!
Zum ersten Mal entsteht 2021 im Magreb eine größere Selbstorganisation von Geflüchteten: In Gargaresh bei Tripolis. Nach einer mörderischen Razzia und Massenverhaftungen brachen Tausende Geflüchtete aus und ließen sich zu einem Protestcamp vor dem UNHCR Tripolis nieder. In Zusammenarbeit mit dem offenen Web-Kanal der Flüchtlinge in Tripolis, mit Mediterranea und dem Alarmphone berichtet FFM ab ...
Ancora due naufragi e sono nove nell’ultimo mese e mezzo. E questa volta con un numero enorme di vittime confermato dall’Oim e da Medici senza frontiere.