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IOM: 680.000 migrants identified in Libya in May 2018

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that an estimated number of 680,000 illegal immigrants were identified in Libya till May 2018. "In May 2018, IOM Libya identified 679,897 migrants in Libya from 42…

IOM: There are 662.000 migrants in Libya this year

The number of migrants in Libya’s overcrowded detention centres has almost doubled over the past three months, according to the UN’s migration agency. Amid a crackdown on Mediterranean crossings by the Italy and EU-backed Libyan…

IOM repatriates 150 Somali immigrants from Libya

The International Organization for Migration says it has repatriated 150 Somali migrants stranded in Libya this past week. Most had been held in government-run detention centers for months under abysmal conditions. The returning…

Libya: IOM staffer Rania Kharma freed by Sabha police

The staffer of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Rania Kharma who was kidnapped days ago in southern Libya was freed by Sabha police department on Tuesday. According to local sources from Sabha, the police department…

560 Nigerian illegal immigrants rerun home from Libya

560 Nigerian illegal immigrants arrived in Port Harcourt on Saturday, bringing to 1,590, the number of Nigerians repatriated from Libya since January 7. More than 6,000 illegal immigrants from Nigeria were deported from Libya in 2017.…

Libya and IOM send 142 Guinean illegal immigrants back home

142 illegal migrants were deported on board a flight back to Guinea on Wednesday with the assistance of the UN International Organisation for Migration, officials reported. The repatriation comes as Libya steps up efforts to send…

262 Nigerians return home from Libya

Two hundred and sixty-two more Nigerians voluntarily returned home from Libya on Wednesday with the help of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Nigerian Embassy in Libya. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

Libya repatriates 27 Bangladeshis in cooperation with IOM

Twenty-seven Bangladeshi migrants, who travelled to Libya for work without valid documents, have been sent home. A flight carrying them landed at the Dhaka airport on Wednesday, an International Organisation for Migration (IOM)…

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