Libya

Murder and mayhem in refugee camps

Print edition : August 02, 2019

Migrants carry the remains of their belongings from the rubble that their detention centre turned into after it was hit by an air strike, in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli on July 3. Photo: Ismail Zetouni/REUTERS

Fighters loyal to Libya’s Government of National Accord open fire in the al-Sawani area south of Tripoli during clashes against forces loyal to Gen. Khalifa Haftar, on June 13. Photo: MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP

Illegal immigrants at a detention centre in Zawiyah, near Tripoli, on June 17, 2017. Photo: TAHA JAWASHI/AFP

Gen. Khalifa Haftar, in 2018. Photo: ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP

Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj. Photo: ULF LAESSING/REUTERS

Horror stories are emerging from Libya, where refugees are being held in inhumane conditions in detention centres and rebel groups are battling each other in an unending war set off by NATO and fuelled by Europe.
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