Locked up with no escape: refugees and migrants in Libya face bombs,virus and everything in between

Today's labour news

DemocracyWatch: Imagine living through civil war as well as the pandemic 2020-05-20 [Opendemocracy]

Locked up with no escape: refugees and migrants in Libya face bombs,virus and everything in between 2020-05-18 [Opendemocracy]

Joint ITUC/ETUC Letter to the EU regarding the escalating international tension in Iran and Libya 2020-01-14 [ITUC]

Journalist arbitrarily arrested by intelligence services at Tripoli airport 2019-12-19 [IFJ]

Union of Oil and Gas Workers demand pay rise 2019-08-26 [The Observer]

NOC calls for safe return of head of oil union taken in east 2019-05-05 [Reuters]

14 Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya 2019-02-17 [AFP]

Photographer killed during clashes between militia near Tripoli 2019-01-21 [IFJ]

Government must act against attacks on journalists and the media 2019-01-11 [IFJ]

NOC Faces Labor Strike Demanding Wage Raise 2018-12-08 [Asharq al-Awsat]

University workers go on strike 2018-11-18 [The Observer]

Journalist Moussa Abdel Karim abducted and killed 2018-08-06 [IFJ]

Assailants abduct workers at oil facility in Libya 2018-07-15 [The Times-Union]

UN Sanctions Slave Traders 2018-06-11 [ITUC]

Two journalists detained 2018-05-25 [IFJ]

Migrant death in Italy points to dire conditions in Libya: aid workers 2018-03-16 [Reuters]

Three oil workers died in hydrogen sulfide leak 2017-12-28 [Libya Observer]

Three workers die in gas accident at Libyan oilfield: source 2017-12-25 [Reuters]

South Africans Failed To Show Up For The #LibyanSlaveTrade March 2017-12-14 [Daily Vox]

Amnesty accuses EU of pushing Libya 'slave trade' 2017-12-13 [IOL/Reuters]

Statement on Reports of the Slave Trade in Libya 2017-12-12 [NUT]

UN migration agency urges Facebook to combat modern slavery human traffickers 2017-12-09 [DW]

Nermin Al-Sharif gets passport back, thanks to global union campaign 2017-12-08 [ITF]

Libya is sinking even further into the abyss 2017-12-07 [Equal Times]

CNN slave market report is ill-founded, Libyan human rights group says 2017-12-05 [Libyan Observer ]

As Europe Wants Migrants Stopped. Now Some Are Being Sold as Slaves. 2017-12-02 [NYT]

Call for action over attacks on Libyan trade unionist Nermin Al-Sharif 2017-11-28 [ITF]

International trade unions renew call for action over ongoing attacks on Libyan trade unionist  ActNOW!  2017-11-27 [ITF]

Opinion: Libya slave trade shows how Africans are treated as subhuman 2017-11-27 [DW]

International trade unions renew call for action over ongoing attacks on Libyan trade unionist  ActNOW!  2017-11-25 [Hellenic Shipping News]

Labor Activist Detained  ActNOW!  2017-11-25 [The Maritime Executive]

CNN Report On Migrant Auctions in Libya Causes Protests in Paris 2017-11-24 [This is Africa]

ITUC Joins Call for Action to End Migrant Slave Trade in Libya 2017-11-23 [ITUC]

Foreign Minister of Burkina Faso summons Libyan ambassador over slavery claims 2017-11-22 [Libyan Express]

UN Secretary-General appalled at slave market reports in Libya 2017-11-22 [Libyan Express ]

 VIDEO  Smugglers in Libya are auctioning migrants off as slaves 2017-11-21 [CNN]

African Union condemns Libya slave market 2017-11-21 [AllAfrica]

Benghazi university staff mulling strike over pay 2017-10-20 [The Herald]

Fuel crisis hits Benghazi as tanker drivers strike but water returning 2017-10-13 [Libya Herald]

Education Minister announces salary promotions for teachers, October 15 as school year's start 2017-10-13 [Libya Observer]

Ground staff at Misrata airport postpone strike after appeal from civil society organisations 2017-09-18 [Libya Herald]

Misrata International Airport may shut down due to workers’ strike 2017-09-11 [Libyan Observer]

The horror of the slave market detention centres in Libya. Algerians tell 2017-08-22 [TRT World]

Launching an initiative to strengthen professional solidarity between journalists 2017-07-15 [IFJ]

Oil workers return after protest over death - production resumes 2017-06-13 [Libyan Express]

Worker's Death Leads Libya's Oil Production to Drop by a Quarter 2017-06-10 [Bloomberg]

Oil production resumes after worker protests over death 2017-06-10 [Libyan Observer]

Largest oil field Sharara reopens after workers end strike 2017-06-10 [Libyan Herald]

Largest Oil Field Resumes Production 2017-06-10 [Oil Price]

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