Libya

June 1, 2020
June 1, 2020

Libya condemns killing of 26 Bangladeshis

Libya has condemned the killings of 26 Bangladeshis by Libyan human traffickers in Mizdah and said it would bring the killers to book.

July 3, 2019
July 3, 2019

29 Bangladeshis return home from Libya

Twenty-nine Bangladeshis, who remained stranded in the turbulent Libyan capital Tripoli and its suburbs, returned home early yesterday.

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

500 stranded in Tripoli

Around 500 Bangladeshis may have been stranded in two locations of Libya, about 200-kilometre off to the country’s capital, amid fighting between UN-backed Libyan government and Libyan National Army.

February 2, 2018
February 2, 2018

90 migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes off Libya: UN

About 90 people were feared drowned after a smuggler's boat mostly carrying Pakistani migrants capsized off Libya's coast early Friday, the UN.'s migration agency says.

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Kidnap abroad, ransom here

They have been held hostage in Libya and tortured brutally by fellow Bangladeshis. Video clips of their sufferings have then been sent to their relatives by members of the network here asking for ransom.

June 11, 2016
June 11, 2016

Libyan port ‘re-taken from IS’

Libyan forces say they have re-taken control of the port in the city of Sirte, after fierce fighting against militants from so-called Islamic State.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

Shipwrecks off Libyan coast, up to 700 feared dead

At least 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Dozens feared dead in migrant shipwreck

Up to 30 migrants are feared dead after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast while some 50 have been rescued by EU vessels from the sea.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

19 brokers sending Bangladeshis to Libya illegally identified

At least 19 Bangladeshi brokers, who are allegedly cheating and trafficking fellow countrymen into Libya illegally, are identified, say officials at Bangladesh embassy in Tripoli.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

‘Refund 74 workers’ money deposited to go to Libya’

The Supreme Court today directed the concerned recruitment agencies to refund the money with 10 percent interest deposited by 74 Bangladeshi workers for going to war-torn country Libya in next three months.