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130 Refugees Evacuated from Libya

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, evacuated 130 people out of Libya last week, marking the first evacuations to Niger in 2019. The individuals evacuated had been detained in very dire conditions, and for months on end. UNHCR advocated for them to be released, and transferred them to the Gathering and Departure Facility in Tripoli, which […]

Air Charter Service in Libya Evacuations

Air Charter Service has reported that it has begun evacuation charter flights from Libya as a result of the worsening security situation in the country. CEO Justin Bowman (pictured), explained: “We are chartering a variety of aircraft to help fly from the country and, with the violence centred around Tripoli and Benghazi, as well as […]