Independent: New mafia-led militia may be stopping refugees from leaving Libya for Italy

Independent: New mafia-led militia may be stopping refugees from leaving Libya for Italy

The Independent published an article 22nd of August regarding the rise of groups of policemen, army officials and civilians that have started to stop migrant boats leaving Sabratha, Libya. Simon McMahon commented on the issue highlighting the complexity of these groups and the unclear direction they will take in the future, whether that will be preventing migration flows or restoring smuggling routes.

The article can be viewed here.