Tag: Libyan Coast Guard

  • Libya CG accused

    Reports that migrants were forced out of boat at gunpoint. Libyan coast guard accused of endangering refugee lives LIBYA – Libya’s Cost Guard stands accused by search and rescue organisations […]

  • Thousands rescued in Med

    Another huge spike in crossings. In 48 Hours 5,000 Migrants Rescued from the Mediterranean There’s no let-up in the migrant influx to European shores. A reported 5,000 were rescued on […]

  • New boats for Libyan CG

    Increases Coast Guard capability. Italy hands over four patrol boats to Libyan Navy The Italian Interior Minister, Marco Minniti, handed over Monday four patrol boats repaired in Italy as part […]

  • Libya vessel seizure

    Libya clamps down on fuel smuggling. Oil Tankers Seized After Gun Battle in Libya By Zainab Calcuttawala Two vessels illicitly carrying crude from Libya have been captured by the country’s […]

  • Libya asks for guns, boats

    Libyan government sends list of requested equipment including boats, helicopters and weapons. EU considering giving ships armed with machine guns to Libyan coastguard accused of killing migrants Lizzie Dearden Libya […]

  • New boats for Libya

    Vessels arrive as more migrants cross Med. Italy provides Libya with two rescue boats The Italian Coast Guard has donated two rescue boats to the Libyan Coast Guard and Navy […]

  • 200 migrants feared drowned

    This week has seen a huge increase in migrant crossings. More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean More than 200 migrants are feared dead in a boat sinking off […]

  • Libya CG corrupt?

    NGOs raise concerns. Libyan Coast Guard Faces Allegations of Corruption Italian coast guard officials report that maritime migration is increasing on the Libya-to-Europe route, driven by deteriorating living conditions on […]

  • Libya rescues migrants

    Following a database fault, many of this week’s articles were deleted, so we are reposting them again. Large numbers of migrants have been rescued in recent days. 420 migrants trying […]

  • Vessel seized off Libya

    Third vessel seizure since February. Russian vessel seized in Libyan waters Written by: AbdullahBenIbrahim Libyan Coast Guard, Zawiya Squad, intercepted on Sunday a Russian vessel in the territorial waters off […]