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At least 8 migrants drown as dingy capsizes off Libya coast

At least 8 migrants have drowned and 84 have been rescued after a rubber dinghy sank off the coast of Libya, the Italian coastguard said. Dozens of others might still be missing, the Spanish rescue charity Proactiva Open Arms said.…

127 Ghanaian immigrants returned home from Libya

127 Ghanaian migrants have returned to Ghana from Libya through the intervention of Ghana's government, which said it was making efforts to bring more Ghanaian nationals back home. According to the account of one of the returnees,…

Moroccan migrants go on hunger strike in Tripoli detention

Tripoli branch of the Counter Illegal Immigration Center said that Moroccan nationals held in a detention center in Tripoli started Friday an open hunger strike to protest the delay of their repatriation to their home country. The…

Libyan Coast Guard rescues 155 migrants off Tripoli shores

Libyan coastguards rescued Monday 155 people, including 18 women and 10 children, near the capital city of Tripoli. The migrants came from several countries, including Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Sudan as well as sub-Saharan Africa and…

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