Dating in libya

24 Feb

Coming six years after the protests initiated by women in Benghazi which led directly to the Libyan revolution, the claim that women represent a threat to national security, and cannot therefore travel unaccompanied, could be taken as a strange complement to our political effectiveness Just weeks after the people of Libya found themselves subject to Donald Trump’s travel ban, the country’s women experienced a terrible sense of déjà vu.The military governor in eastern Libya, Abdul Razzaq al Nadhuri, appointed by General Khalifa Haftar, decreed that women under the age of 60 could not travel outside the country without a male guardian.In June 2014, the lawyer and activist Salwa Bugaighis was assassinated by gunmen after returning home from voting in the general election.Just three weeks later, Fariha Al-Berkawi, one of 33 women elected to Libya’s parliament, was also gunned down.The center is intended to safely house people before they are resettled or sent to a third country.Following the publication of the video, there was outcry from all corners of the globe, with some nations recalling their ambassadors from Libya.Libya is the main transit point for refugees and migrants trying to reach Europe by sea.

Libyan activists too have been forced to leave their country under the threat of terrorist attack and persecution.For four years in a row, 3,000 refugees have died while attempting the journey, according to figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the U. The Libyan Coast Guard — supported with funds and resources from the E. and more specifically, Italy — has cracked down on boats smuggling refugees and migrants to Europe. Conditions in the centers have been described as “horrific,” and among other abuses, migrants are vulnerable to being sold off as laborers in slave auctions.With estimates of 400,000 to almost one million people now bottled up Libya, detention centers are overrun and there are mounting reports of robbery, rape, and murder among migrants, according to a September report by the U. “It’s a total extortion machine,” Lenard Doyle, Director of Media and Communications for the IOM in Geneva tells TIME.None can travel outside of Libya without a security clearance.The justification this time was to stop Libyans from joining terrorist groups.