Libya to Europe: More than 400,000 Migrants Stranded in Libya
Dec 02, 2017
European and African leaders have set themselves a tall order to stamp out horrific abuse of African migrants, some of them Nigerians in Libya, where thousands are suffering in a vast, lawless territory.
On Thursday, a summit of the African Union and European Union (EU) set a goal of immediately repatriating 3,800 migrants languishing in a camp near Tripoli.
“Something has to be done for people in this situation, obviously, but from an operational and logistical point of view, the evacuations are very complicated,”
Hundreds of thousands more — “400,000 to 700,000,” according to AU Commission head Moussa Faki Mahamat — remain stranded.
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