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Video: Displaced Tawerghans Allowed to Return

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya’s internationally recognised government is allowing people displaced during the 2011 revolution to return to their homes. They were forced from the town of Tawergha after fighters there supported former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. […]

Video: Slave Trade in Libya – Counting the Cost

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The UN-backed government in Libya said it’s looking into allegations that African migrants are being sold at ‘slave markets’ in Libya. According to reports, the trade works by preying on the tens of thousands […]

College of Europe Scholarships for Libyan University Graduates

The College of Europe is offering a large number of scholarships to university graduates coming from European Neighbourhood Policy countries for post-graduate studies during the academic year 2018-2019. The scholarships cover academic expenses, accommodation, meals and travel costs. The countries concerned are: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Moldova, Morocco, the […]

Video: Libya to Investigate “Slave Auction” Footage

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya will investigate alleged slave trading in the country, the internationally recognised government announced Sunday, following the release of video footage appearing to show migrants being auctioned off: Watch on YouTube

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: