Libyan official: “Almost half of illegals have HIV”

The director of the Anti-Illegal Immigration force in Kufra, in the south-east of Libya, Mohammed Ali al Fadhil, has reported that his men have encountered “numerous cases of Aids among the immigrants in the detention centres.” Speaking to the Libyan information site “al Wasat”, al Fadili explained that “the Red Crescent recently turned over analyses of the blood of the 1050 illegal migrants in Kufra. It emerged that … Continue reading Libyan official: “Almost half of illegals have HIV”

Conspiracy theory confirmed: ‘Rescue’ charities working with people traffickers in the Mediterranean

The claim that migrant “rescue ships” have been acting as people traffickers or working with them has been circulating on anti-immigration blogs for a while. There are websites, like VesselFinder (link), where you can track the movements of individual ships. When you search for these “rescue ships”, you often see them lingering just off the coast of Libya. Now Frontex has confirmed they are indeed … Continue reading Conspiracy theory confirmed: ‘Rescue’ charities working with people traffickers in the Mediterranean