Libya: Migrant Disaster in Libya Stoked By EU Strategy

Detention centres and corrupt coast guards prey on migrants, but the EU continues to support Libyan border authorities.

Libya is labelled a migration ‘black hole’ where refugees and migrants face ‘unacceptable and extreme’ forms of violence. Migrants – mainly from East and West Africa – who pass through or are returned from failed boat crossings to Europe endure indefinite detention, extortion, torture, sexual violence, conscription and forced labour.

The European Union’s (EU) forthcoming New Pact…


South Africa Today Africa – North Africa Libya News

Disclaimer: The views of authors published on South Africa Today are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of South Africa Today. By viewing, visiting, using, or interacting with, you are agreeing to all the provisions of the Terms of Use Policy and the Privacy Policy.