African migrants queue up to get on a bus for being repatriated to their countries at a detention center in Tripoli, Libya, on Nov. 28, 2017 | Photo: Imago
Rescued migrants on board a Sea-Eye boat | Photo: Picture Alliance / dep /
The rescue ship Aquarius in the French port of Marseille. | Photo: Boris Horvat / AFP / Getty
Refugees released from detention arrive at the newly opened Gathering and Departure Facility in Tripoli. | Photo: UNHCR / Farah Harwida
Instances of extreme abuse and exploitation in Libya are widely documented
Abdou Faye was accused of being a people smuggler on his arrival in Italy. He was forced to pilot the boat at gunpoint but he served his sentence and was then acquitted. This is his story. | Photo: Emma Wallis
Many migrants fail to realize that embarking on a journey to Europe via Libya is extremely dangerous
The video shows a group of Nigerian migrants fearing for their lives | Credit:  France Medias Monde
Migrants stand at a hall in a detention center, near Misrata, Libya
Migrants in Libya face grave dangers including torture, rape and being sold into slavery. Credit: Florian Gaertner/Photothek via Getty Images
Migrants posted this video of their protest on Facebook on Sunday, August 12
File picture of the Diciotti vessel with migrants onboard