Posts Tagged ‘immigrants’

Libya to probe alleged slave auctions after CNN report came out

  • 18 November 2017 - 12:13
Libya to probe alleged slave auctions after CNN report came out

Libyan authorities have launched a formal investigation into slave auctions in the country following an exclusive CNN report earlier this week, the government said Friday. "A high-level committee has been convened encompassing representatives from all the security apparatus to oversee this...

Egyptian authorities detained 14 illegal immigrants crossing into Libya

  • 20 August 2017 - 14:38
Egyptian authorities detained 14 illegal immigrants crossing into Libya

Egyptian authorities detained 14 illegal immigrants as they crossed into Aswan, southern Egypt, state-media reported on Friday. Among them were thirteen people with Ethiopian nationality and one was Sudanese. They are expected to be deported to their countries. Authorities said the...

Spanish NGO says its ship seized by Libyan coastguards, ponders suspension of work

  • 17 August 2017 - 10:00
Spanish NGO says its ship seized by Libyan coastguards, ponders suspension of work

The Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms announced Tuesday evening via social networks that its ship, Blue Gulf, had been seized for two hours by the Libya coastguard in international waters and forced to head to Libyan ones, ANSA reported Wednesday. ''Having been released, the Blue Gulf is sailing...

Tripoli Appeals Court suspends Libyan-Italian MoU temporarily

  • 23 March 2017 - 15:01
Tripoli Appeals Court suspends Libyan-Italian MoU temporarily

The Tripoli Court of Appeals has ruled to suspend the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding signed by Libya's Government of National Accord and Italian government to help fight the waves of immigrants that cross Libyan shores to Italy. The verdict came to stop the MoU as six...