Libya

File photo of the Nivin migrants, November 2018 | Credit: DR
Sissoko, Paris, February 12, 2019 | Photo: InfoMigrants
Migrants rely on smugglers to cross the desert. Many can expect to be kidnapped and even tortured before their journey is over.
The Mediterranean route accounted for half of all migrants that died or went missing in 2018, according to IOM. | Photo: Picture-alliance
Canada has taken in several migrants and refugees. | Credit: imago, Richard Lautens
Migrants sit at the Njila detention center in Tripoli, Libya.Credit: EPA/STR
In Tripoli, migrants wait at the airport to be sent home by the IOM in 2017 | Photo: Imago
Europe’s border in Africa | DW Documentary (Migration documentary)
In January 2019, the Libyan Coast Guard rescued/intercepted 469 refugees and migrants. 144 deaths of migrants have been recorded in the central Mediterranean so far this year (as of February 5, 2019)
A young migrant is seen disembarking from the Sea-Watch 3 search-and-rescue vessel | Credit: ANSA
A migrant looks out as they approach port, from the deck of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue vessel | Photo: Picture-alliance/O.Calvo
A handout photo made available by Sea-Eye shows crew members of the private rescue ship Professor Albrecht Penck watching a group of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Credit: EPA/ALEXANDER DRAHEIM / SEA-EYE HANDOUT