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I slept with 20-25 men everyday – Libya returnee

A Nigerian teenager, Beauty John, yesterday, relived sad memories of how she slept with over 20 men everyday all in her bid to migrate to Europe in search of greener pastures.

Over 100 dead after two migrant boats sank off Libya

More than 100 migrants, including at least 20 children, died when two boats sank off the coast of Libya early this month, according to Doctors without Borders (MSF), citing survivors.
Amnesty International

Amnesty International blames EU over migrant deaths in Mediterranean

The human rights organisation, Amnesty International, in a report released in London on Wednesday blamed the countries of the European Union for the high number of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean so far this summer.
Libya Coastguard rescues Nigerians and other migrants

Libya stops Nigerians, other migrants from crossing to Europe

Libyan coastguard has intercepted 156 migrants, including Nigerians, in two separate incidents as they tried to reach Europe by sea, the Navy said.
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Shipwreck victims taken to Spain instead of Italy

A Spanish aid group said on Wednesday that it would not take a survivor and two bodies it recovered from a migrant shipwreck to Italy because of the hostile attitude of the Rome government.

Libyan coastguard left two women, one child to die at sea

A Spanish NGO on Tuesday said that the Libyan coastguard left two women and a child to die at sea by Libyans who had come to rescue them.
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Italy calls for end to arms embargo on Libya

Italy's interior minister on Thursday called for the end of the international arms embargo on Libya, saying weapons and migrant traffickers disregard it anyway.
Libya's Coast Guard

Libyan navy says 63 missing in new Mediterranean shipwreck

The group are feared drowned after the inflatable boat they were on sank, a spokesman for Libya's navy General Ayoub Kacem told AFP, citing eyewitness accounts from survivors.
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Lifeline migrant ship captain faces Maltese court Monday

The captain of the German NGO ship Lifeline, accused of breaking international law by picking up migrants off the Libyan coast, will appear in a Maltese court on Monday, a government spokesman told AFP.

20 per cent fall in migrants from Libya – EU naval force

The number of illegal migrants leaving Libya for Europe has fallen by 20% so far in 2017, the European naval force charged with stopping people trafficking in the Mediterranean said on Thursday.

Libya rescues 542 Europe-bound migrants in two days

Libya's coastguard has rescued almost 550 migrants this week in four separate operations west of the capital Tripoli, navy spokesperson General Ayoub Kacem said on Wednesday.

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