Dating ukrainian women in libya
Legal and logistical restrictions on NGO search and rescue operations, both at sea and in the air, should be lifted.
Coastal states should facilitate, not impede, efforts by volunteers to reduce deaths at sea.
And the Libyan Coast Guard reports that since 30 April, it has delivered hundreds of people to a facility in Al-Khoms, which is under the oversight of the Department for Combatting Illegal Migration (DCIM).
Libya has a heightened duty of care to protect the lives of individuals deprived of liberty, including providing them with the necessary medical care.
There are frequent shortages of water and food; over-crowding is endemic; detainees can experience physical mistreatment and torture; forced labour and slavery are rife; and there is a stark absence of oversight and regulation.
Nevertheless, Italy and the European Union continue to strike controversial migration control deals with various actors in Libya aimed at reducing flows across the Mediterranean.
We appeal to the authorities in Libya and the international community to ensure that migrants and refugees held in such detention facilities are immediately released, that evacuation, resettlement and voluntary humanitarian return options urgently expanded, and alternatives to detention are developed.
At least 40 people are estimated to have drowned off the coast of Libya in the latest boat disaster on the Mediterranean.