Posted by: APO | 14 October 2021

No safe place to go for asylum-seekers snared in Libya dragnet

When Libyan forces swept through Tripoli’s Gergaresh neighbourhood earlier this month in a security crackdown, 17-year-old Eritrean mechanic Hamza* was caught up in the dragnet. Arrested at his home, he was among thousands of migrants and asylum-seekers crammed into Ghot Al Shaal detention centre in unsanitary conditions, before managing to escape with others. “It was extremely crowded – thousands… Read more on


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