Europe-Libya Deal to Curb Migrants Questioned
The European Union says it will give millions to help Libya block smuggling routes but some human rights groups believe the plan will only leave migrants in squalid Libyan detention centers.
VOA, 14 February 2017
The European Union is touting a plan it says will help Libya curb the number of migrants leaving its shores, but some advocates believe the plan does little more than trap African… Read more »
African migrants (file photo).
Al Jazeera, 3 February 2017
European Union leaders have agreed on a controversial plan to help stem the flow of African migrants from Libya this spring. Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 29 January 2017
The Libyan camps where traffickers hold would-be migrants resemble concentration camps, German diplomats say. Their report comes as the EU mulls a migration deal with the North… Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 27 January 2017
The EU wants to cut off the maritime migrant route from Libya to Italy and is mulling over camps in Africa as a deterrent to would-be migrants. Interior ministers are conferring in… Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 6 February 2017
At the EU foreign ministers meeting, Germany's Sigmar Gabriel played down proposals to return migrants to Libya. Ministers are pushing the Libyan government to do more to halt an… Read more »
US President Donald Trump's order targeting citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries has reverberated across the world, and it is becoming increasingly clear that the ... Read more »
The government has also advised migrants to avoid Libya where the penalty for illegal migration is death. Read more »