Detention Centres - Tripoli, Libya
Libya remains fragmented by conflict and fighting continues in several parts of the country. The breakdown of law and order, the economic collapse and the existence of three governments has had a severe impact on the healthcare system.

Almost all the men, women and children who attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea have passed through Libya.

Teams aboard our search and rescue boat have heard accounts of the alarming levels of violence and exploitation people experienced in Libya at the hands of security forces, militias, smuggling networks, and criminal gangs.
We run mobile clinics in migrant detention centres located in and around Tripoli.

Medical complaints are mostly related to appalling conditions inside the dangerously overcrowded detention centres: lice, scabies and flees are rife and significant numbers of detainees suffer from nutritional deficiencies and the lack of safe drinking water.

 
Condemned to drown at sea or be locked up in Libya
Libya

Open letter to the UN on the fate of refugees trapped in dangerous Libya

Open Letter 10 Dec 2018
 
Aquarius: denouncing and activity
Mediterranean migration

Aquarius forced to end operations as Europe condemns people to drown

Press Release 6 Dec 2018
 
Condemned to drown at sea or be locked up in Libya
Libya

Over 80 refugees and migrants forcibly disembarked in Misrata after 10-day standoff

Statement 23 Nov 2018
 
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Mediterranean migration

The Aquarius Aquarium

msf-crash.org 13 Sep 2018
 
Condemned to drown at sea or be locked up in Libya
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Refugee Libya shipwreck survivors condemned to drown at sea or face arbitrary detention

Project Update 10 Sep 2018
 
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Libya

Evacuation of refugees and migrants out of Libya is urgently needed

Press Release 7 Sep 2018
 
Libya: detention centres in Tripoli
Libya

Conflict in Tripoli puts lives in danger, demonstrating that Libya is not a place of safety

Press Release 31 Aug 2018
 
Rescue on MV Aquarius - June 2016
Mediterranean migration

Aquarius returns to Central Mediterranean: humanitarian assistance at sea desperately needed

Press Release 1 Aug 2018
 
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Libya

Stop arbitrary detention of refugees and migrants disembarked in Libya

Statement 25 Jul 2018
 
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Mediterranean migration

Drowning skyrockets as European governments block humanitarian assistance on Central Mediterranean

Press Release 12 Jul 2018
 
Aquarius leaves Valencia to SAR
Mediterranean migration

European government policies condemn people to be locked up in Libya or drown at sea

Press Release 29 Jun 2018
 
VOT project Athens
Mental health

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Voices from the Field 26 Jun 2018