Libya: Rescued Migrants Refuse to Leave Ship; Would Rather Die

Reporting for Reuters, Ahmed Elumami and Aidan Lewis, migrants on a ship intercepted by Libya are refusing to disembark citing human rights abuses. The African migrants were on the ship hoping to get to Italy or Malta. Because of Libya’s treatment of African Migrants with some being forced to living in deplorable conditions and other being sold into slavery or sex slavery. Some of the migrants on the ship are refusing to disembark.


Approximately 16 of the migrants including a woman with a baby have agreed to disembark. Libyan authorities are still negotiating with those remaining on the ship.

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