AIRSTRIKE ON TRIPOLI MIGRANT DETENTION CENTRE LEAVES AT LEAST 40 DEAD

3rd July 2019 . by incontext_adm

3 JULY 2019 (SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN) – An airstrike has hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said. It is the highest publicly reported toll of an airstrike or shelling since eastern forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar…

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RIVAL FACTIONS BATTLE FOR TRIPOLI

17th April 2019 . by incontext_adm

By Andrew Richards Libya has been plunged into chaos again, with forces loyal to a polarising military commander marching on the capital and trading fire with militias aligned with a weak UN-backed government. The battle for Tripoli could ignite civil war on the scale of the 2011 uprising that toppled and killed long-time dictator Muammar…

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