Dutch NOS TV reports today that the dead bodies of drowned refugees keep washing up on the beach of Zuwara in Libya. The first dead bodies there had been found on Thursday. By now, 148 drowned people have been found.
What a contrast to when I was at a beach in Libya in 2006, and found only cuttlefish cuttlebones and bivalve seashells.
According to Wikipedia, Zuwara is ‘famous for its beautiful beaches and abundant seafood’. …
Report: Over 130 Migrant Bodies Wash Ashore In Libya. About three-quarters of the migrants were women and there were at least five children.
06/05/2016 09:11 am ET: here.
Another NOS TV report today says that ‘the Libyan government’ will not accept refugees sent back by European countries. The report is about the government of Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj, one of three governments in Libya (not counting the internationally not recognized ‘Islamic state’ of ISIS). Fayez Sarraj says there won’t be a deal with the European Union like the European Union made with the Turkish government about refoulement of refugees.
From the NOS report (translated):
This refers to, eg, a 29 April 2016 report in German weekly Der Spiegel, called (translated):
Planned Deal: EU mulls having migrant prisons in Libya
So, apparently, as prisons are for criminals, it now seems to be a crime to flee the bloody ‘humanitarian’ wars of NATO.