Category Libya

Libya and Human Insecurity

Five years of turmoil has plagued Libya, post-Gadaffi. The fall of the dictator unleashed the wrath of rival militias vying for power, tearing the country apart. The priority for the average Libyan, however, remains taking care of basic needs – general health, food, shelter and energy. But meeting these priorities is becoming increasingly challenging, as movement […]

The inverse Libyan migrant issue

Libya is regularly making headlines these days for its influx of migrants coming towards Europe. The desperate rallying on policy and now tactical responses to this problem is because immigration is a political hot potato that’s looking at all options rather than embracing humanitarian principles of asylum and human rights obligations of non-refoulement. This emphasis […]