Nigerian Migrant Worker Burnt To Death In Tripoli

A Nigerian migrant worker was burnt to death in Tripoli, Libya. This was disclosed by U.N. and government officials on Wednesday as the latest in abuses that migrants and refugees face in the conflict-stricken country, AP reports. The Interior Ministry of the U.N.-supported government said three Libyans on Tuesday stormed a factory in the Tripoli neighborhood of Tajoura, where African migrants were working, the AP reports. The Libyans detained one of the workers, a Nigerian, poured gasoline on him and set him on fire, the ministry said in a statement.…

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More Than Three-Scores Of Migrants Died On The Mediterranean As Boat Sank In Tunisia

61 bodies have been recovered from the Mediterranean since a migrant boat capsized off Tunisia earlier this month, a judicial source said on Monday. The boat was heading for Italy’s coast but sank off the Tunisian city of Sfax. Officials claimed that the boat set sail around 10 days before the incident. Some bodies had been found and recovered off the Kerkennah Islands on Sunday. The majority of the deceased migrants came from countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Sfax courts spokesman Murad al-Turki stated. It remains unclear how many were on…

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