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Video: Thousands of Trapped Nigerians Return Home

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Nigeria is in the process of flying thousands of its citizens home from Libya. Large numbers of Nigerians are trapped in Libya, where they were trying to cross to Italy by sea, but were […]

Video: Libya’s Shrines – Cultural Legacy under Threat

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya is in danger of losing a huge part of its cultural heritage. Ongoing conflicts are partly to blame, but some historical shrines are being deliberately destroyed, the graves they house defiled. In the […]

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 […]

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: