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Video: 36 Bodies Found, Haftar orders Probe

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. General Khalifa Haftar, who controls eastern Libya, has ordered an investigation after 36 unidentified bodies were found to the east of Benghazi. Victims showed signs of torture and gunshot wounds to the head. Witnesses […]

Video: 3,000+ Migrants Arrested in Libyan Smuggling Hub

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. A force allied with Libya’s unity government in the people-smuggling hub of Sabratha has detained more than 3,000 migrants, a security official said on Saturday.

Video: 20% Fall in Migrants from Libya

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The number of illegal migrants leaving Libya for Europe has fallen by 20 percent so far in 2017, the European naval force charged with stopping people trafficking in the Mediterranean says:

Video: Vice Tightens on Libya’s People Traffickers

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. In Sabratha, Libya’s main departure point for clandestine migrants hoping to reach Europe, people trafficking gangs are under so much pressure that some have closed for business:

Video: France to set up Refugee Registration Centres in Libya

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. French President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled plans to set up registration centres in Libya. This is reportedly to help stem an influx of migrants and refugees heading to Europe. Al Jazeera’s Brandice Alexander reports:

Video: Libya’s Shifting Sands: Sirte

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. In the second episode of Libya’s Shifting Sands, Libyan government-backed forces find themselves fighting ISIL in the central coastal city of Sirte, 850 kilometres west of Derna. ISIL moved on Sirte before it was […]

Video: More than 7,000 Migrants Detained in Libya

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Between 7,000 and 8,000 migrants mostly from sub-Saharan Africa are being held in Libyan detention centres after entering the country illegally, an official say.

Video: ‘Feminine Discourse’ in Libyan Political Reconciliation

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyan activist Zahra’ Langhi on ‘feminine discourse’ in political reconciliation Zahra’ Langhi, co-founder of the Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace, tells The Stream on Al Jazeera: “Congresswomen were threatened and bullied physically and verbally […]