Libya

Two migrants given food and water by the organisation Al-Salam in Bani Walid, where one migrant who spoke to InfoMigrants said he was enslaved and tortured | Photo: Private
The captain of the Asso 28 was sentenced for handing over migrants to the Libyan coast guard | Photo: ANSA/Vesselfinder.com
From file: Libyan detention centers, where around 6,000 migrants are said to be held, have been described as a "hell on earth" | Photo credit: Euro-Med Monitor
From file: The body of a migrant after a rubber boat capsized off the coast of Libya | Photo: EPA/Flavio Gasperini/SOS MEDITERRANEE
African migrants take part in a sit-in protest calling on the international community to get them out of Libya, outside the UNHRC office in Tripoli, Libya,  October 9, 2021 | Photo: EPA/STR)
Much of the country is controlled by local armed forces that operate independently of the government | Photo: Reuters
Migrants held in the Libyan detention centers face shortages of water, food, and medical care and can experience physical mistreatment and torture | Photo: I.Zitouny  / Reuters
More than 1,100 migrants have been reported dead off Libya's shores so far this year. | Photo: picture-alliance/S. Palacios
FATHI NASRI AFP | Libya remains one of the main departure points for migrants hoping to attempt the dangerous Mediterranean crossing
Libya is one of the main transit paths for migrants fleeing war and poverty in Africa and the Middle East, hoping to reach Europe. | Photo: Reuters
60 people disembarked from the Geo Barents in Augusta on September 29 | Photo: MSF
From file: The Ocean Viking search and rescue (SAR) vessel seen on December 21, 2020 | ANSA/SOSMediterranee