The African Union (AU) has announced that it has started working together with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to evacuate thousands of African migrants held in detention centers in Libya.
27 year old Enoch Yeboah traveled from Ghana to Libya in 2013 hoping to cross over to Europe for greener pasture. His dream prior to traveling became a mirage when things went bad on this journey to Libya.
The government of Libya has claimed that the media reportage on the ‘slave trade’ in the North African country has been exaggerated.
The UN Security Council must take stronger measures, possibly including sanctions, to put a stop to slave auctions in Libya, the French ambassador said on Monday.
Rwanda is willing to provide refuge to as many as 30,000 African migrants suffering abuse and slave-like conditions in Libya, the foreign minister said.
A Libyan spokesperson says parliament has voted in favour of the United Nations' new action plan, which gives new life to stalled political talks and aims at healing divisions.
The African Union (AU) has expressed outrage after footage emerged appearing to show sub-Saharan migrants being sold at slave markets in Libya.
Twenty eight bodies with bullet wounds and torture marks were discovered on Saturday in an area west of Libya’s capital that has recently seen clashes between rival armed factions, a local human rights group said.
At least 12 people have been killed in an air strike in Libya's besieged eastern jihadist stronghold of Derna, a medical source said on Tuesday.
The European Union is seeking to reopen its embassy in Libya pending security conditions, officials said on Tuesday, offering further political support for the Tripoli government struggling to establish control.