Rappler's latest stories on Libya migrants
The International Organization of Migration in Libya says, a 'wooden boat carrying around 250 people, including women and children, sank some 5 nautical miles from the coast'
The International Organization for Migration says its teams have 'located' and transferred to hospital 'a group of injured migrants who left Tajoura after the attack in the surrounding neighborhood'
(UPDATED) The strike 'clearly could constitute a war crime,' says UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame
According to UN figures, some 3,400 migrants and refugees remain detained in Tripoli, which has seen a surge in fighting since early April
'There is no country willing so far to offer the people safe port,' Sea Watch says
A top African Union official says there could be as many as 700,000 Africans stranded in Libya, where many have suffered atrocities and even been sold into slavery
The Libyan Government of National Accord says it will investigate allegations that migrants are being sold to North African buyers
The measure is aimed at non governmental organizations which Libya accuses of facilitating illegal migration
The migrants are the latest to risk their lives trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe
General Ayoub Kacem says the boat s hull was completely destroyed and the survivors all men were found clinging to a floating device
UPDATED The find adds to the grim evidence of the hazards of crossing the Mediterranean – a journey that the UN said Wednesday has claimed more than 3 800 lives so far this year a record
Over 130 bodies are found on beaches in Libya over the past 4 days
With a coastline of 1 770 kilometers Libya is a stepping stone for Africans seeking a better life in Europe
Maribel A Esparez is among those who joined the rally She is not a jaded activist Maribel is just an ordinary citizen a mother to seven young children and wife to Overseas Filipino Worker