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ISS: Movement should be safe for migrants; not profitable for smugglers

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As legal avenues for migration have shrunk due to COVID-19 related restrictions, movement has increasingly been facilitated by smugglers. Governments need to ensure their...

Smugglers rescue migrants, lock them up

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About 20 people feared to have drowned on a boat that sank off Libya late last week were rescued by smugglers and...

Human smugglers in Libya have links to security services

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Most armed groups involved in human smuggling and trafficking in Libya have links to the country's official security institutions, sanctions experts said...

Egyptian forces destroy arms smugglers’ vehicles on Libya border

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Egyptian military jets destroyed 10 vehicles carrying weapons, ammunition and smuggled goods near the country's western desert border with Libya, the army...

Libya smugglers broadcast abuse of African migrants on social media to...

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People smugglers and criminal gangs in Libya are using social media to broadcast the abuse and violence they inflict on African migrants...

Migrant bodies found in truck in Libya

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Seven African migrants died, apparently from suffocation, after being locked for days in a refrigerated truck abandoned by people smugglers on the...

Italy investigating migrant aid workers for people smuggling

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An Italian prosecutor is investigating some members of humanitarian organisations rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean Sea on suspicion they may co-operate with...

Libya-based smugglers allegedly kill man for baseball bat

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Rescuers picked up 560 migrants from unsafe boats off the Libyan coast, Italy's Coast Guard said, including the body of a young...

Italian prosecutor maintains rescue boats in contact with people smugglers

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An Italian prosecutor has evidence of phone calls between Libyan people smugglers and aid groups operating rescue boat, he told newspaper La...

Libya coastguard clashes with suspected smugglers

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Four suspected migrant smugglers were killed in an exchange of fire with coastguards off Libya's western coast, coastguard spokesman Ayoub Qasem said. He...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...