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IOM repatriates 165 illegal migrants from Libya to Nigeria

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday that 165 illegal migrants have been voluntarily deported from Libya to Nigeria. "Our team yesterday assisted 165 stranded Nigerian migrants in Libya, mostly women and…

Rwanda to settle 500 migrants from Libyan detention centers

Hundreds of refugees and illegal immigrants trapped in Libyan detention centers will be evacuated to Rwanda as conflict rages in the country, the United Nations said Tuesday. Vincent Cochetel, special envoy for the central Mediterranean…

France pledges support for Libya’s health sector

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Monday said that France has supported the organization's health services in Libya. "With France's contribution, IOM Libya will improve access to health services for migrants,…

Rwanda offers to host hundreds of migrants trapped in Libya

Migrants trapped in Libyan detention centres where many have been subjected to abuse would be evacuated to Rwanda under an emergency plan being discussed with international humanitarian agencies and the EU, The Financial Times has reported.…

IOM: “Not all migrants in Libya want to go to Europe”

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has dismissed the notion that all migrants currently in Libya aim to come to Europe. The organization estimates that out of 650,000, "a few ten thousand migrants in Libya have the right…

IOM says 124 Somali migrants repatriated from Libya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday that 124 illegal Somali immigrants were voluntarily repatriated from Libya’s capital Tripoli. The repatriation took place as clashes erupted near Tripoli’s Mitiga…

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