Euronews has been able to speak under the condition of anonymity with a former Libyan UNHCR staffer who has been working in Tripoli.
The UN agency has been accused of being a “fig leaf” for the policy of externalisation of EU borders; critics argue that UNHCR action is Libya is uneffective. We asked migrants held in detention centres their opinion.
Euronews has undertaken an investigation into the UNHCR's operation in Libya, where tens of thousands of migrants live in detainment camps, hoping to make it to Europe.
A Sudanese man was killed by a bullet would, the International Organization of Migration said.
The migrants were picked up in two separate operations off the coast of Libya, MSF, who runs the ship alongside SOS Mediterranee, said on Twitter.
UN demands action on refugees after 40 killed in Libyan shipwreck.
Two boats carrying more than 500 migrants remain stranded in the Mediterranean after Italy and Malta refused to allow them to dock.
Since 2003, the [Eritrea] government has forced final year secondary school students - boys and girls - into compulsory military training at the Sawa military camp. They are then channelled into indefinite national service, either in military or civilian roles.
The Maltese government said in a statement to Euronews that the NGO Open Arms is not letting them take 39 people that were rescued in an area of Malta's responsibility, insisting they also take the 121 people rescued in an area outside of the country's responsibility.
Matteo Salvini has banned another rescue ship carrying forty migrants from entering Italian waters. The Alan Kurdi is run by German charity Sea-Eye and is heading towards Lampedusa.
Most of the survivors of the worst Mediterranean shipwreck so far this year have been transferred to a Libyan detention centre that was hit by a deadly airstrike this month, according to the UN refugee agency.
The younger brother of the Manchester Arena suicide bomber will be charged with murder after being extradited to the UK, police say.
The ship from the Mediterranea NGO docked in Lampedusa "out of necessity" on Saturday afternoon. Another rescue ship, the Alan Kurdi, from the German NGO Sea-Eye, carrying 65 migrants is currently waiting in international waters off the Italian island to dock.
Euronews takes a look at why the UN Security Council failed to condemn a recent attack on a migrant centre in northwest Libya, and the background players supporting the country's national army chief.
At least 40 people were killed after an air strike hit a migrant detention centre in an eastern suburb of Tripoli.
Forces loyal to eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar said they destroyed a Turkish
drone parked at Tripoli's only working airport on Sunday, halting civilian flights as tensions between Ankara and the eastern administration mounted.
The German maritime rescue NGO rescued the 53 migrants off the coast of Libya on Wednesday but has been unable to disembark them after Italy refused them entry with Salvini ordering law enforcement on Thursday to prevent the boat from entering Italian waters.
As part of a Euronews special, Anelise Borges travels to Libya to meet with those who are desperate to escape the war-torn country,
When the internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) was formed in Libya in December 2015, it was facing an enormous amount of work to restore the country’s social fabric and rebuild its devastated economic structures.
It isn’t hard to see why Ghassan Salamé accused the global community of lacking the ‘moral motivation’ to end the Libyan civil war. After all, his comments followed Emmanuel Macron’s meeting with Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, a warlord and dictator-in-the-making.
Fayez al Sarraj, Prime minister of Libya's United Nations-backed Government of National Accord, has told Euronews that "foreign interference" since the fall of General Muammar al-Gaddafi eight years ago had damaged the country and prolonged its crises.
"They are criminal gangs, ideological groups, thugs and outlaws," al-Serraj told Euronews in exclusive interview
Putting unstable Libya in charge of managing Europe-seeking migrants is like "a sick doctor being asked to treat patients".
Migrants and refugees caught in the Mediterranean are brought back to Libya and kept in detention centres where they are particularly vulnerable.
At least 15 fighters under the command of strongman Khalifa Haftar were killed in clashes with forces linked to the UN-recognised government.
As the UN and the EU ask for a ceasefire in Libya, the national unity government asks for a strong signal from the International community