The EU delivered two patrol boats to Libya in a ceremony on Thursday (22 June) in the Sicilian city of Messina in the presence of European Commission officials, the Italian authorities, and the Tripoli-based coastguard, according to a press statement on Friday (23 June), Euractiv reported.
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Tripoli – The European Union Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM – Libya) has announced its intention to provide support…
Sea-Watch, a German non-governmental organization that operates in the Mediterranean Sea to conduct rescue operations for migrants, released on Wednesday footage in which the Libyan Coast Guard appears to threaten to shoot down the NGO’s plane “by some missiles”.
Germany said Wednesday that its military no longer will provide training to Libya’s coast guard because of concerns about their treatment of migrants.
UNHCR, UN Refuge Agency, said the Tripoli-based Coast Guard intercepted 370 migrants in the Mediterranean and returned them to Libya…
The Libyan Coast Guard, based in Tripoli, intercepted 61 migrants on Wednesday night, the U.N. Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Thursday.
Tripoli Coast Guard intercepted on Tuesday 172 migrants of several African nationalities, who were on their way to European shores on two boats, according to the Chief of Staff of the Naval Forces in Tripoli.
Tripoli-based Coast Guard confirmed it intercepted a fishing boat carrying 97 migrants of different nationalities off the western coast of the city.
The Libyan Coast Guard said its naval patrols had intercepted 109 migrants who were on board a rubber boat that left Libya towards European shores.
Over 120 migrants were returned to Tripoli on Saturday evening after being intercepted by the Libyan Coast Guards, the UN refugee agency said.